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  • Christmas time

    It’s that magical time of year we all look forward to.

    .Treat someone special to a beautiful keepsake reindeer or penguin cuddly toy. We have created 3 memorable designs for you to choose from, just add your loved one’s name and leave the rest to us. The perfect Christmas gift you can treasure! 

  • Autumn Blog

    I love the outdoors and being active, but sometimes the great British weather (months of endless rain) restricts my routine, and I find myself heading back to the gym.

    At Marathon we have a wide range of sports and gym bags to suit all individual needs, in a range of colours too. My personal favourite is The Apollo, named (ironically for this time of year) after the Greek God of the sun. 

  • Summer Holidays

    It’s that time of year again.  Summer is slowly reaching its end; the new school term is looming, and it’ll be Christmas again before you know it! ...
  • Back to School

    You may all think I’m being a little over hasty with the ‘back to school’ title being announced, just as schools finish for the well-deserved summe...
  • Cycling with a ChiroPak

    Let me start off by introducing myself…………………………My name is Tanya and I’ve been working for Marathon for a while, and really enjoying my experience.  I’m a busy active mum of two who loves the outdoors; running, cycling, hiking. I hope you enjoy my blog.

     So, this weekend I took our ChiroPak® on a bike ride..........

  • How to pack your backpack - A helpful Illustrated guide

    An illustrated guide to packing your backpack well for a healthy back
  • Do you know what a Duffel Bag is? (or is it Duffle?)

    From traditional Aussie Surfer bag to a more modernly styled Holdall, the Duffel Bag (or is it Duffle?) is a term applied to a wide range of bags. Whatever the term means to you, Marathon is able to help with a stylish good value product.
  • Marathon's new range of Printed Cute Teddy Bears

    Cute new range of printed teddy bears
  • Too old for a backpack? What piffle!

    Helen Mirren was accused of being too old to wear a backpack after she posted a photograph wearing the accessory online. Sandra Howard reveals why ...
  • Do you Hav-a-sak?

    Marathon have been selling their uniquely designed Havasak in the UK for almost 30 years. This versatile, great value Duffle Bag is large enough to...
  • Is your bag wrecking your back?

    Is your bag wrecking your back? It shouldn't be if you have chosen a quality, well designed bag and packed it correctly. Here at Marathon we are pa...
  • New insights about backpack pain

    A 2016 Italian study on back pain caused by backpacks revealed two notable findings: Teen girls appear to experience more severe backpack-related p...