Friday, 24 March 2017 | Emma
I was a little dubious how one simple drink can provide you with all your fueling needs. I shouldn't have been. I'm glad I have given this a go, as there is no other product i would consider now. Its like magic. No need for mouth gagging gels, bulging back packs or complicated maths. Just one sachet in my camelbak was more than enough for my 20 mile run. I didn't need anything else. Every flavour tastes great and no tummy upsets along the way. The customer service is what makes buying this product even more special. My sachets arrived the next day, to my surprise, and the hand written personalised note was a really lovely touch. Thank you!
Friday, 24 March 2017 | IAN
Not a banana, of course, but a hat. And the latest striped colourway is a good looking one too. Perfect for hanging around at international airports, where the subtle styling will allow you to casually signal your athleticism to those in the know without the need to walk around in a team issue tracksuit. Sizing looks like it will cater for both watermelons (the official fruit of ultramarathons) and canteloupes without looking daft on either.
Great for taking with you
Thursday, 23 March 2017 | Emma
After buying Tailwind in a 50 serving bag and finding that I was actually drinking more during training with no adverse affect on my stomach I decided to buy the two scoop packs. This way I could take Tailwind with me for longer sessions to top up my water bottle with. So a great idea. The people at Tailwind are also great as they have replied to my queries really quickly and always offer more advice. Really enjoying using the product.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 | Thomas
I couldn't wait to get my hands on this. A good looking trucker hat from a brand I'm happy to advertise on the trails. As an eighties child the trucker hat fashion in ultra and trail running is one I'm happy to follow. I need to wear it in a bit before wearing it for a proper run, so that's the only reason for 4 stars. Looks sweet though.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 | James
My first experience of buying and using Tailwind, and so far very impressed. Excellent customer service from the Tailwind team, and the actual product seems to do all it says on the tin, and then some. 10/10
Genuinely tastes better the longer you go...
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 | Matthew
I've been using the stick packs in training for this years Centurion events, and tested them in a recent race at the Grizzly '17. All the flavours genuinely taste better later in the race which is a huge plus, as is the fact that I could stay off the solid food. My only comment would be that when carrying spare stick packs to refill bottles at aid stations, the perforated opening tab can be pretty unreliable, and it can all get a bit messy! But for the longer runs I'm going to have the larger scoop packs and give them to my crew to sort for me
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 | Paul
This is my first running visor...previously I have worn standard running caps (including the Tailwind one).
After the initial shock that me, a man in my early 40s is going out wearing a visor I was pleasantly surprised. The brim does what it it's supposed to..it kept the low late winter sun out of my eyes but I noticed it was cooler than having my bonce covered in cloth from a full cap. I found the sides quite stiff and at first it took me a while to get both visor and my specs to sit right (hence my 4*). I suspect this will soften up a bit with use so it's certainly not a negative. I don't often listen to music whilst running but I do wonder how over the ear 'phones may cope with side band and spec combo.
All in all a good bit of kit.
Tailwind works fine for me...
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 | John
Never got on with gels, some do and some dont.
Ive not had any problems with using tailwind, easy to carry and make up, not sickly, keeps me going!
Wasn't quite all I needed
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 | Darren
On a relatively flat but windy 100 mile off road ride I took 2 x 750ml bottles with 2 servings in each bottle, sipped regularly as suggested but by about 35-40 miles in I could tell I needed more energy so I had one of the chia charge flapjacks I brought along just in case, carried on sipping and onto second bottle and by mile 60 ish I ate 2nd flapjack, finished 100 miles on total of 2 x 2 serving stickpacks and 2 x chia charge flapjacks, no cramp for a change though not quite all I needed but perhaps I was asking too much of 2 x 2 serving stickpacks for 8 hours riding off road.
Monday, 20 March 2017 | Karl
Have used this on a 4 hour cycle and not used a gel or anything else, great product
Monday, 20 March 2017 | Karl
Have used this on a couple of bike rides and long runs and it lives up to its hype and did not need a gel or additional nutrition on them
Monday, 20 March 2017 | Nicola
A great product and so easy to use. Also, a great company to deal with, thank you!
Monday, 20 March 2017 | Stevie
Started training for my first marathon so this is helping me along with my long runs on a Sunday. Tried it in my first competition (half marathon) and as it says it is all you need. No gut ache and no stitch. Such a bonus not having to carry gels and energy bars. Will be needing more before my April marathon.
Monday, 20 March 2017 | Ben
My order arrived very quickly and well packaged. I ordered the lemon multi serving powder. I'm new to using this type of product having recently got the running bug. I found the taste was not over powering and I felt it helped on last half marathon. I'll be ordering some more soon.
Monday, 20 March 2017 | Joanne
Thank you, finally I have found a product that doesn't upset my stomach while running. This is a HUGE problem for me and this product gave me the energy I needed without the gastric distress other products have caused me!
Thank you again!
A good start and better end
Monday, 20 March 2017 | Stephanie
I used my first stick on the Hastings Half yesterday. It meant cattying a small bottle but that's no different to a training run. The run is not flat and yesterday was VERY windy at the end however I managed to complete the whole thing without stopping at all, at no time did I feel that usual dip in energy and if I felt a little hungry I had a sip of Tailwind. Looking forward to using it again, and so far no 'revenge of the gels' tummy!
Monday, 20 March 2017 | Dan
Well tailwind you've done it again! With your excellent service and your great products so thank you and see you again in50 servings time Oh and Lola the pointer really loves her buff and she gave you 5***** so thank you
Thursday, 16 March 2017 | James
Used this for the first time and found it so much more longer lasting than gels. Only used 1 sachet on a 14 mile run and didn't feel any fatigue.
Thursday, 16 March 2017 | Michala
I absolutely love this product. Having been recommended, I was a little dubious on how it would work for me. Sipping little and often is the best way. I have done all my long training runs with it, completed two races 24 mile fell race and 20 mile trail race. Now I will be using it in my first ultra marathon in one weeks time.
Excellent Product... 5 Star Service
Thursday, 16 March 2017 | Sarah
This last few months has been my introduction to long runs. I have been in training for my first marathon and Ultra following that. I was a gel addict! My friend introduced me to Tailwind and I am converted! I love them. They do exactly what they say on the tin. As an added bonus the service and delivery of these products is second to none. From the motivational handwritten note that accompanied them to the follow up "good luck" email. Just brilliant guys! Thank you very much.
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 | Stephen
First order and so impressed! Ease of ordering and next day delivery complete with wee note was awesome!
Ordered the mixed pack to try and see which flavours I prefer. Used one serving on a 10 mile trail run and didn't need anything else. Tried the lemon and it was great....easy taste and easy to sip down.
Real test will be on my next 20 miler but confident Tailwind will get around. Thanks 👍🏃
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 | Spencer
Bought these to replace the standard inov8 soft flasks that come with straws. Very happy with quality like all tailwind products I've used.
Excellent product Excellent service
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 | Heather
In to my second purchase of tailwind after such good success with the stick packs, currently in training for my first marathon and first ultra and am running weekly long runs at 18 miles with just tailwind it's amazing. Service is exceptional delivered next day with a lovely motivating hand written note, a real personal touch. I will long be a custome while ever I'm running.
Monday, 13 March 2017 | Ross
I was recommended Tailwind from a running friend, after a small amount of research I ordered this. The website was very user friendly and the delivery was rapid. The product looks great, tastes great and having used a coupe of times I think Tailwind will be my product of choice. And to add a hand written note int he package was a nice personal touch. I will indeed recommend this to other friends. Thanks Tailwind!!!
Monday, 13 March 2017 | Katrina
Thank you so much for your prompt order and tailwind multiserving. I am taking on the London Marathon and unfortunately my stomach does not like gels.
I was recommend to use this product and it is fantastic, keeps me going on my longer training runs and taste nice. I am really a newbie runner who is taking on the London Marathon for charity.
Not only is the product good but the customer service is outstanding. I love the personal notes in each order. thank you so much and London Marathon here we come. Thank you for your help and the wonderful product
Excellent from Ordering to the End of my run
Monday, 13 March 2017 | Ash
I've read lots about Tailwind and although it can be used for any race length, I've always held back from ordering until I was doing something that I felt I would be able to do it justice on. I'm training for the Highland Fling race in April so felt it was time to venture into the Tailwind world. The Order process is simple and delivery was fast, and the personalised note in the delivery is a simple but effective touch. This Saturday just gone I ran the full length of the Gritstone Trail...some 35 miles with 5.5k foot of climb and although I took additional food I set out to fuel primarily with Tailwind to see how I fared. I was very surprised with how subtle the flavours were even though it felt like you were adding a lot of powder to 500ml of water. There is just the right amount of sweetness and it leaves no sticky residue of aftertaste.
As for the claim that this is all you need, I would say I was apprehensive at first but at the end of the day apart from my own sheer greed of grabbing a Snickers and a Pepperami at different parts I coped extremely well on Tailwind alone and never had the pangs of hunger I usually get on runs of anything over 15 miles.
Simply put I'm converted and will be taking plenty of Tailwind up to Scotland in a few weeks time!
Tailwind 2 serving stickpacks
Monday, 13 March 2017 | Jason
It's early days using this product but so far the signs are good. Did 50 mile bike and had 2 bottles of lemon which was easy on the stomach and gave me everything I needed for that ride and felt fresh after. Day 2 a 45 ride followed by a short 15 run and again 1 bottle of berry did the trick. For me so far it's ticking all the boxes and takes away the hassle of balancing gels/bars hydration as it's a all in one package. Top customer service so I will be ordering again very soon.
Monday, 13 March 2017 | Matt
Firstly, great service, fast delivery. I bought the mixed pack to try out different flavors and to see if Tailwind works for me. I currently training for my first 24hr ultra so know I need something different. So far I used it for up to 3 hrs run time. definitely seems to do the job. I'm having to learn to drink more regularly than I used to but it does dissolve easily and tastes good (tropical is my favorite so far!). First time I used it I thought it tasted a bit salted but that quickly disappeared after an hour into run and haven't noticed that on others - perhaps it was just the raspberry. After 2hrs I had to stop for a pee so it must be hydrating me! I'm working on 1 700ml bottle/sachet per hour. At the end of 3hrs I did feel a little hungry so my next test will be a 5hr session and see how it goes. So far all good Tailwind - goes down easy and no ill effects. I will report back again soon (after next order as I'm getting through it!)
Monday, 13 March 2017 | Craig
I bought the selection pack with all the various flavours which is a great idea. I would go on my regular club cycle run then keep note of the taste etc of that flavoured sample.
I decided to then purchase the mandarin orange bag which I love. It works better than any other products I've tried in the past. Keeps you going longer.
Saturday, 11 March 2017 | Ian
I am doing Weymouth 70.3 in September and tried this on a training ride, I wouldn't ride without it now. I have found that I finish a ride feeling a lot stronger than most of my training partners
Good Product but need to carry bottle
Friday, 10 March 2017 | Jo
I am only doing half marathons atm & don't want to carry a bottle or hydration pack so in my upcoming race I am going to have to take the sachet stick with me and tip little bits in to every water station cup which isn't ideal. Not sure how else to do it. The product itself is light tasting like very weak squash so very easy to drink.
Friday, 10 March 2017 | Hilary
Tailwind is an excellent product - so much more palatable than the standard gel products.
Not only an excellent product but the service is fantastic. Received email to tell me when product would be received - needed it sooner so replied to email and received another by return offering me an alternative. Product received on time and assisted me in achieving a PB.
Thursday, 9 March 2017 | Lucie
Recently bought the tailwind individual sticks and absolutely love them. Would highly recommend them! I recently done my longest run 21 miles and didn't feel sick compared to a 15 mile run a few months before that when I felt dreadful, so tailwind definitely kept me going and feeling fresh. Have recommended it to a few of my friends and they love it too! I am doing the Alloa half marathon in less than 2 weeks, Highland Fling relay race in April, Edinburgh Marathon in May and Dunoon Ultra in October and Tail wind will be used for all of these races ❤️ Thank you again for such a great product
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 | Garry
Since blue is my colour this is a stylish piece of neckwear that will double as a headscarf for my napper come the summer. Feels good quality also.
It's the Berry best for me
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 | Garry
Previously tried the stick packs to try all the flavours and settled on Berry to get me through the Stirling marathon in may. Only up to fourteen miles for my long run last weekend and the Tailwind breezed me through it
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 | Samuel
I have no idea why anybody would use gels when these exist!
Used for a 20mi training run and have only good things to say about it. Energy levels were really consistent throughout.
About 2.5 hours into my run I was thinking... gosh, I really should be starving right now, but I wasn't hungry at all.. it's practically magic!
Also, they arrived with a personal hand-written note... that is just the epitome of class!
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 | Emma
I tried this on a 20 mile run, on a recommendation from a friend. Tastes great and really kept me going. I felt great the whole way through the run and also afterwards. None of the usual fuzzy head fatigue I would have normally after a long run. Highly recommended.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 | Peter
Used in a small ultra at the weekend and had mixed feelings about it.
For me, I found 3 of the flavours to have a slight bitter taste to it, so took a bit of getting used to it at the start. That said, as the run progressed, I found I was pleased it wasn't a sweet sickly taste and it sat well in my stomach.
Looking back and evaluating how things went overall, I had no cramps, no stomach issues and energy levels were fine all throughout the race so will definitely use again, impressive product.
I stole my husbands Tailwind!
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 | Mary
Seeing the results my other half has been getting with Tailwind I decided to "aquire" some of it from the cupboard. This is a complete product, ran 22 hilly, windy miles with nothing but Tailwind and some banter. I felt no dip in energy levels throughout the run, so used it for my Smokies 10 mile road race on Sunday. New PB and a shiny trophy to boot. In short, the Tailwind now belongs to both of us. Top quality product! 👣
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 | Richard
It's not every day that you buy an online sports product, and it arrives with a personal, hand written note. Very nice touch.
Even nicer, was getting an email pre-race day wishing me luck in my next race!
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 | David
Trying the mixed pack to see what flavours I prefer so no reviews of products but service excellent. Ordered Sunday night standard delivery received Wednesday morning with the nice touch of handwritten note.
Tailwind 2 Serving Stickpacks
Tuesday, 7 March 2017 | Sharon
The speed of delivery was very quick with a little note accompanying the package wishing me luck with my London Marathon training. That was a nice touch. Tailwind was recommended to me as I suffer with bad tummy on longer runs. Mike was very helpful and advised me how to take the product and I used the sachets on an 18 mile run on Sunday. Have to say didn't get the usual cramping in my tummy or urgency for the toilet. In the latter miles didn't have the complete fatigue I've had before . Taste was nice not too sweet and over powering, dissolves easily into water. Will continue to use the sachets and hopefully have found a product that suits me for my future runs. Thank you.
Monday, 6 March 2017 | Ian
we have always used gels in the past but tried tailwind for the first time and won't be going back. The product is excellent and the flavours are really great
Monday, 6 March 2017 | Annette
Used for the first time yesterday overall the product tastes nice and does exactly what it says great service to
Monday, 6 March 2017 | Sian
Monday, 6 March 2017 | Mike
Well I'd been looking for something more from my hydration on my longer runs, especially as I'm now looking down the barrel of my first ultra marathon and eating and running is not for me. Tailwind seemed to be offering what I needed and it hasn't disappointed so far. Starting with a great personal service and delivering excellent results, I'll be back for more. Thanks Tailwind. Mike 10yrs running and counting.
Monday, 6 March 2017 | Lisa
Easy to use, taste is fairly mild - a bit salty but not sweet and so gentle on my tummy. Haven't used anything before to help fuel my runs but am upping the mileage towards my first ever marathon later this year and Tailwind is an easy hassle free way to boost my energy. Lovely personal service too and speedy delivery.
Monday, 6 March 2017 | Samantha
First off my I thank Mike for great post purchase support off my Tailwind Nutrition. I plodded 18 miless yesterday and did not hit the walI at 12 miles as I had on my previous 3 x long run's leading up to my 1st Marathon. A lot more confident I can do this..my recovery too improved. No expert on running (plodding) a marathon but great product 👣
Great product! Very pleased customer!
Friday, 3 March 2017 | Victoria
As someone who suffers from IBS, I have struggled with using gels when running. I'm currently training for my first 100k and one of my big questions was how I would cope with eating during the run. So far Tailwind has been terrific. Not up to a great distance yet but on a 16mile training run my stomach was happy and good results in my last half marathon without feeling wrecked afterwards. So I am happy and would definitely recommend this product! The taste and texture is so much better then anything else I've tried. And it was easy to order and promptly delivered. Think this is the end of energy gels for me!
Friday, 3 March 2017 | Paul
Another delivery received super fast and after running with a bottle in hand, a reminder of why I should never dip below the reorder line before getting some more, just awesome.