Clarks is to launch its first ever sports ranges to extend its reach to customers.

The ranges will go into stores in June and include Sports Life a range made for specific sporting activities – and Sports Style, which is a sports-inspired fashion shoe.

Clarks said: “Capitalising on the company’s unique heritage, Clarks Sport fuses an unrivalled understanding of feet with considered design and time-honoured shoemaking skills.”

There will be shoes for running, walking and studio training, with ranges for men and women.