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Revisit Your Childhood Idols

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Revisit Your Childhood Idols! Do you remember the day you watched that special game or race? The day your idol shined, was unbeatable. The time you decided you want to be like them. You would spend days, weeks, months, even years dreaming that dream, practicing, training. And then, you grew up. That dream faded, became… Read More

Time Off From Running

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Taking Time Off From Running! I never thought it would ever come to this but I am actually taking time off from running! How could this be? I have been running for nearly 3 years now and have never taken time off from running. Yes, I have had a couple of days off. I have… Read More

Featured Runner of the Week – Emil Zátopek

Emil Zátopek! To start of the series of Featured Runner of the Week, I chose to look back to a runner from recent history. It seems fitting to pick Emil Zátopek as he exemplified all the great qualities not only as a runner but as a human being! Adored by crowds and fellow competitors alike,… Read More

Running Goals

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Running Goals – Have You Set Yours? I’ve been running for some time now. Now and then, I set myself some sort of a goal. Sometimes I hit it, other times I don’t. Usually these are time goals set for a specific race. But I’ve never set myself specific short and long term goals related… Read More

How To Run Far – My 50k Running Experience

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How To Run Far! I started off with a half marathon. That was the first event I trained for when I began my running adventure at the age of 35. Running came about by chance. It was a means to gain more energy in everyday life. As I got going, I realised that in order… Read More

First Marathon Tips – Never Run It Solo

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First Marathon Tips Earlier this summer, I ran my first marathon. Number one tip – never make your first marathon a solo run. What I mean is, I went out on my own and ran a marathon distance. Disaster! Or was it? First Marathon I had been toying with the idea of running a marathon… Read More

Lessons Learned From Top Ultramarathoner

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Long Distance Running Tips When I got a chance to run with one of the world’s top ultra marathon runners I knew I was in for something special. Not only has Piotr Kuryło run in over 50 marathons, he took part in numerous ultra marathons, including a second place finish in the Spartathlon. However, his… Read More

Running With the Best – My Run With Piotr Kuryło

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“Dream dreams, but live the impossible” goes my motto. And on this occasion, these are not only empty words. I can honestly say, I had the privilege to live it! Less than 4 months ago, I pickup the book by Christopher McDougall, Born To Run. That triggered several events which led me to learn of… Read More

Get In Shape For Zombie Run UK

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Motivation to get in shape is often difficult to find. First obstacle is usually time, then the issue of those extra pounds we’re carrying and finally, the regime and boredom of repetitive exercises. Do not get me wrong, I have found the calling and enjoy my exercises and running but it took me years to… Read More

Born To Run – Book Review

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“If you think running is all about running, you have not been running!” This is my original quote and Christopher McDougall in his book ‘Born To Run’ shows just that. It is the most beautiful book I have ever read. It goes beyond running and into topics like humility, love, passion, brotherhood, happiness. Through running… Read More

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