“The person who starts the race is not the same person who finishes the race.”

Anonymous

My ultimate running playlist

Music and running go together like Fred and Ginger, like apple pie and ice-cream, like a horse and carriage etc etc. The perfect tunes have the power to transform my run from terrifying to triumphant. The right rhythm can help with cadence. Oh, and those beats block the laboured sound of my own jagged breathing…

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“I run because I can. When I get tired, I remember those who can’t run, what they would give to have this simple gift I take for granted, and I run harder for them. I know they would do the same for me.”

Unknown

Running twice a day: is it worth it?

Running twice a day sounds like something only elite athletes, or runners clocking up massive distances, would do. But I’ve been doing some interesting reading recently,which convinced me it’s worth giving it a go, despite the fact I will never/have never been anything close to an elite athlete. If you’re trying to build endurance, received…

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“Running is nothing more than a series of arguments between the part of your brain that wants to stop and the part that wants to keep going.”

Unknown