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Running

Me? A runner?

The funny thing about running is that it can change your mind-set. I have, for fifty-one years, seen myself as a non-runner. Now I want to run, and I’m becoming a little obsessed. Not that I was always inactive – as a child I was constantly (as children were in the ’70s) ‘on the go’. We played outside all day long throughout the school holidays, after school and at weekends. […]

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The Fledgling Runner

Weekends. Time is precious and can quickly slip away. So I’ve decided that joining a parkrun is a good idea. Up, out and running by 9 O’Clock on a Saturday morning prevents time from slipping away unnoticed. I say this, but so far I’ve only done two park runs. My first run came as a shock. I’ve been doing Couch to 5K on the treadmill at home, and was getting […]

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