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If You Run, You Are A Runner

Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you run, you are a runner I can’t remember where I first saw this quote, but I’ve seen it several times on social media over the last few months. I’m sure many people have said it, but I…

August 14, 2020
Woman's legs wearing blue running leggings and pink trainers
Well-being

Run Faster & Stronger with These 6 Strength Exercises

When you’re a runner, it’s easy to neglect the strength exercises that are beneficial to your training. I’ve been there. You live off the adrenaline of the next sweat fuelled run, trying to push your body that little bit harder each time. And depending…

May 25, 2018
Well-being

Running the Last Ever Preston 10k

Ever since I completed the 2016 Chester half-marathon, I’ve been desperate to train for another event. Unfortunately, life had other plans. It’s like there’s been a universal conspiracy preventing me from taking part in anything else. Injury, illness, more injury, ill parents, time constraints,…

October 5, 2017
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What does your run feel like?

The Warm Up As I start to warm up I begin to work through my checklist. Pain in left knee? Check. Pain in left hip flexor? Check. Sciatic twinges in my right side? Check. Numbness in right big toe? Oh. This one doesn’t always…

July 11, 2017
Well-being

Rediscovering my love of running

Sometimes, the hardest thing about a run is the act of putting your trainers on and leaving the house. You’re tired, it’s cold and last night’s take-away didn’t agree with you. But more than anything else, you just can’t face running those bloody hills.…

July 4, 2017