Big In Japan: RDRC's top Japanese-designed gear and nutrition

Big In Japan: RDRC's top Japanese-designed gear and nutrition

Hey there, fellow athletes and adventurers! July is a great month if you are heading to Japan. From the Shiga Kogen 100, to the incredibly scenic Mount Fuji Race that takes you from the Fujiyoshida City Hall strait to the summit of UNESCO World Heritage site, there are races and events for every athlete. 

For those of us who can’t make it in person, Red Dot Running Company has curated our fave Japanese sports gear and nutrition. These products are available exclusively at RDRC and are designed to elevate your performance and enhance your experience, whether you're hitting the trails, biking up a mountain or pushing your limits in the gym. Check ‘em out! 


1. Caterpy Laces - Not your dad’s shoelaces

Caterpy Laces are specially designed to provide a comfortable and secure fit, allowing you to focus on your performance without worrying about your laces coming undone. The unique elastic design also ensures that your shoes stay snugly on your feet, reducing the risk of blisters and discomfort.


2. Milestone Headlamp - Illuminate your path

The Milestone MS-I1 Endurance Model Headlamp  is perfect for late-night runs or early morning hikes, providing a bright and reliable light source to guide your way. With multiple light modes, long-lasting battery life, and a comfortable fit, Milestone headlamps are a must-have for outdoor enthusiasts, endurance athletes and adventurers. 


3. Milestone Caps - Sun shielding in style

The Milestone Original Cap MSC-019 Hunter Green doesn’t just look good, it also boasts a lightweight and breathable design that keeps you cool and comfortable during your runs or workouts (or just strolling around town), with an adjustable strap to ensure a perfect fit.

4. Mag-on Energy Gel - Fuel up with this tasty gel

Mag-on Energy Gel is specially formulated to provide a quick and sustained energy boost, perfect for endurance athletes. With a blend of carbohydrates and electrolytes, this gel helps you stay hydrated and energized during intense workouts or races.


5. YAMAtune Socks - Step up your sock game

YAMAtune Socks are designed for maximum comfort and performance, with moisture-wicking properties and a snug fit that keeps your feet feeling great throughout your workout. Its Spider Arch Compression and non-slip silicone dots help provide stability and support, making every run a joy!


6. Enemoti Energy Fuel Nutrition - Rice, rice, baby!

Power up your workouts with Enemoti Energy Fuel Nutrition. Packed with essential nutrients and electrolytes to keep you going strong during long training sessions or races. Made from rice, the isomaltulose (Palatinose sugar) within each Enemoti cake is absorbed slowly by the body, resulting in a low rise in blood glucose levels, reduced lactic acid build up, and maintained stamina.


Everything we stock at Red Dot Running Company has been tried and tested by us. These products are great for helping improve athletic performance, and to help you reach your fitness goals. 

Check them out at or head to our race calendar to get inspired for your next challenge!

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