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Running In Your Thirties

running in your thirties

When I took up running in my mid thirties, my mom summarised it as a start to a midlife crisis. I totally disagreed and disagree to this day. No way can running be associated with any crisis. Is it a lifestyle change? Yes. Does it have positive impacts on wellbeing? Yes. Once again to make… Read More

Lunchtime Run

Do you run at lunchtime? I do. Recently, quite often – 3 out of 5 days this week. Why do I run during my lunch break? I think the number one reason is that I am too lazy to get up in the morning. Get up and go for a run before work that is.… Read More

Meat Free For a Month

Meat Free For a Month

From time to time I set myself challenges. Sometimes it is to run a certain distance, others it is about exercising. This time, I decided to go meat free for a month of September. I have done a similar exercise a while back. It felt really good. This time I did not really pay that… Read More

Lazy Runner

lazy runner

Lazy Runner! The scene was set. A beautiful May morning and I was ready to go out and run against the world. That’s right, my third Wings For Life World Run was going to be great. Each year I made an improvement, and this year was going to be even better. A new course –… Read More

Marathon Recovery

paris marathon

Marathon Recovery! Marathon training – you can say I disregard the common practice. If you’ve read any of my posts, you will clearly see that I do not follow the norms. Running to me has been a pleasurable activity from the start and I failed to conform to the accepted standards. I have never followed… Read More

What Is Missing In My Running?

running

What Is Missing In My Running! What is missing in my running? This is the question I have been asking myself for nearly 6 months now. It’s not that I am concerned about the speed or endurance. There is something else that is missing. I would say the drive is not there anymore. Not gone… Read More

Running Journal

running journal

Running Journal – Keeping Track of My Activity! I started keeping track of my running and supporting exercises earlier in the year. This was the effect of starting to read “The Running Revolution” by Nicholas Romanov. One of the first things the author mentions is starting a running journal, which I did. However, after two… Read More

90 Minute Half Marathon

90 minute half marathon

90 Minute Half Marathon! Do you want to run a 90 minute half marathon? I’m sure many of you would love to beat this magic number yet feel it is out of your reach. When I started running, I did not even know what was considered to be a good time for a half marathon.… Read More

Running – Interview for MagazynLokalny

running

Running Inverview! Not long ago, I have been interviewed by a local community magazine, who wanted to find out what prompted me to run. As the interview was published in Polish, here is the full text translated into English. The interview originally featured in the July edition of Magazyn Lokalny (www.magazynlokalny.co.uk) A few days ago… Read More

How To Train 10k

how to train 10k

How To Train 10k! You’ve probably seen many programs on how to train 10k. Each runner has an individual approach and it is very likely that some of these programs will appeal and suit you, whilst others will not work. I take a slightly different approach. I prefer not to go with any running programs.… Read More

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