152 days and 21 hours left, how are you preparing for the London Marathon?

If you’ve never heard about it, the London Marathon is a long-distance running event held in London, and is the third largest running event in the UK. It is set over a largely flat course around the River Thames and spans 42.195 kilometres.

The London Marathon is also part of the World Marathon Majors, which is a championship-style competition for marathon runners that started in 2006. But what makes this event even more special, is that it is the largest annual one day fundraising event in the world.

First held in 1981, the London Marathon is now at its 35th edition due to take place on 26 April 2015. Many runners have already started their training, and whether you’re a new or experienced runner, here at Case-Mate we know how your phone can be helpful in getting prepared for the big race: checking the times, listening to music, counting the kilometres… So why not prepare yourself with a highly protective but stylish case?

If you really want to showcase your style with a stylish case during the long hours of training, you can’t afford to miss the Tough and Tough Air Case-Mate Collection.

RS2320_cmi_Tough_iPhone-6-brabus-silver_Grey-blue_CM031553_8The Tough Collection designed for iPhone and Samsung is the best choice to combine extra protection, insured by an ultra-slim dual-layer design, with stylish colours.

The Tough case is made with a snug, form fitting silicone wrap that provides shock resistance and a hard shell that protects against impacts with a rugged and textured finish for enhanced grip. The wrap and the shell are designed with different colours to give you a contrast that makes your case match your style.

In fact, for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus you have a choice between the Black/Blue, Grey/Blue, Purple/Black, and Black/Black; and for the Samsung Galaxy S5 you can choose between six combinations of colours.

With a Tough case you always have the right colour blend!

casematetoughaircaseappleiphone6variant-600x600The Tough Air Collection designed for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is a touch of lightweight, fun with the unique translucent “air bubble” textured, finish with a bright, colourful bumper.

You have the option of blue, lime, pink, purple and black.

These slim tough cases, with their co-moulded unibody design, ensure the protection of your iPhone with shock-absorbing air channels and enhanced impact resistance and shock dispersion.

The sporty design of these cases will be perfect for your training!

With Case-Mate you no longer have to worry about heart-breaking drops where your phone could smash to the ground, we have cases that are the epitome of protection!

The Pop and Emerge collections are designed to save your phone from the weather conditions and accidental falls with superior, enhanced grips that feel perfect.10323239

The Pop! Stand case available for iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung S5 deliver dual-layered protection comprised of a hard, durable exterior fused with a soft impact-resistant interior liner.

The ultra-slim and unibody design is finished with textured sides for an easy-to-hold and secure grip, couple with anti-scratch technology. These sporty cases include an integrated stand for landscape viewing.

With the Pop Collection you are sure to protect yourself from the stress of phone protection!

The Emerge case is designed to give great protection to your Samsung S5: ecmi_Emerge-with-buttons_Samsung-galaxy-s5_Iris-purple_CM030968_1nhanced impact resistance and shock dispersion with a textured finish for tactile and secure grip.

The lightweight and slim design is matched with metal buttons for a classy finishing detail and enhanced touch.

This TPU-based Case is slick yet textured while easily able to slide in and out of your pocket during your training.

In order to obtain the best results from your training don’t forget to combine the protection and the style of your cover with some helpful pedometer apps.

Pedometer++, Runtastic Pedometer or Noom Walk are a great choice: these apps can add great value to your training giving you the opportunity to easily keep track of your daily and weekly step counts, recording all your daily steps, calculating your speed and your step frequency.

What’s more, with the multitude of 5K training apps now available for your Apple device, you can now monitor your progress of your 5K training through your iPhone. The best and most featured 5K training apps include the following: Couch-to-5K, Jeff Galloway’s Ultimate 5K, C25 (Couch to 5K), 5K Runner.

With so many apps to choose from, there’s no need to be worried about finding the right technology for your training: just download one and reach your goals.

What do you think about these collections? Which one is your favourite?

Visit our website for more info, and don’t forget to share with us your progress about your training!

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