Category Archives: Advice

eGlove Giveaway

At Funky Sportswear, we’re always looking to play a part in the running community. This week, we’ve teamed up with award-winning eGlove to provide a fantastic prize for runners! eGlove create mobile-phone-friendly gloves for runners, riders, bikers and skiers in a host of vibrant colours. Their gloves are developed to be sport-specific smartphone gloves, to […]

Mr Men & Little Miss London Giveaway

From the 29th September to Saturday 2nd October, you’ll find the Funky Sportswear team on Stand 110 at the London Marathon Running Show! To celebrate the much-anticipated return of this iconic event, we’re giving runners the chance to win one of two hugely popular Mr Men Little Miss London running t-shirts, made with our sustainable […]

Fighting Fit – From the operation table to 5k

Hello! I’m Mel and I’m delighted to be one of Funky Sportswear’s ambassadors. Well, I am 31 years old, I have two brilliant children and have been married to my lovely husband for three years. I moved to the Shropshire countryside when I was very young and have been here ever since. Growing up here […]

Susan Wheatcroft – The Founder of Virtual Runner UK

Hi, I’m Susan, the founder of Virtual Runner UK – the original virtual racing organisation – where we motivate people to move more whilst earning rewards and raising money for charity. The idea for Virtual Runner UK came about when I was very new into my running journey. I had completed my very first half […]

We Are Not Alone

Article by: Richard Hayes | StocksbridgeRunner Facebook | Twitter | Instagram At the moment the world is in lockdown with COVID-19, and we are asked to curb out social activities. This has seen so many things recently cancelled it would take me pages to write everything down. This is marathon season for most and it […]

How We Design & Develop Our Products

Great Britain Union Jack Running T-Shirt

In terms of questions we are asked on a regular basis, there’s a few topics that seem to be regular occurrences. Of those, we are constantly asked how we come up with the ideas for our new products, and how we develop our unique, vibrant designs. Wonder no more, because here’s the answer! For our […]

Welcome to the New Range!

We’re sorry for hiding this from you for so long! Welcome to Funky Sportswear, the new name and home for all licensed, funky apparel designed and developed by Scimitar. Over the Summer, the team have worked hard to refresh the entire range, to the point where we have been able to launch this exciting new […]

The New Brand

We’re delighted to launch the new-look Scimitar Sportswear retail range. As the UK’s leading custom sportswear & promotional item brand, we are thrilled to release our new universal logo and revamped colour scheme along with an all-new tagline, to be used from today. This revamp has been carefully put together to reflect renewed brand philosophies, […]