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Emma Stepto – Proof That It’s Never Too Late For A Runner To Go Pro

If you watched the London Marathon this weekend your attention was probably flitting between Mo Farah, Kiplagat, and some dude running dressed as a telephone box. However if you watched closely there was a pretty extraordinary story amongst the elite … Continue reading

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Running Legends – Be Inspired

Whether you are a newbie or have been at this a while I think it’s good to take stock of some of the epic runners out there.  Other sports ram their heroes down our throats. Footballers (this statement applies to … Continue reading

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Running Injuries 101

Running newbies, this is a quick guide to what to do when something hurts, what will m ake it worse and what’s going to help you get back into your trainers quicker. ITS YOUR OWN FAULT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  First thing is first. … Continue reading

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Rules for the Running Streak

Now in general I am not a fan of streaking. I’m talking about the kind where you run everyday, not the kind where you get naked…..unless you’re a REALLY adventurous runner and don’t mind the cold. For those who don’t … Continue reading

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Shoe Porn

Like all little girls I like shoes. All of them, red ones, blue ones, NEON ones. However being a runner it gives you a licence to go COMPLETELY BATSHIT CRAZY for shoes. I mean some of you guys have more … Continue reading

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The Curse of the White T- Shirt – Running Swag

I think this simple item of clothing is a good indicator of when a person has crossed the threshold from newbie to fully fledged runner. Its nothing to do with your pb, times, training or even the number of medals … Continue reading

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Things They Don’t Tell The Newbies!

If there are any beginners reading this thinking they wouldn’t mind sticking on a pair of trainers and having a go at this running shenanigans; I feel there are some things you should know about this sport before it gets … Continue reading

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