If you haven’t noticed I like to theme my blog post titles to music, that’s just a little quirk of mine. Anyway as you can tell this blog post is about swimming, kidding. Of course it is about running. Anyone that knows me or has read my blog is probably aware that I have a very up and down relationship with running. I feel like I never get to the point of consistency with my running no matter how much I…

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This might be a bit up close and personal for a newly set up blog but I think it’s important to talk about your experiences both good and bad, especially if it makes other people feel better or break the ice. Last week I went to my usual Nike Run Club. I joined the 9:30 minute mile 10km group as I wanted to get some miles in but take it easy as I had a half marathon on Sunday. The…

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A small post today to represent how the little things make a difference. The small thing I’m going to talk about is listening to music, especially when running. For me I need that push when I run. I need that fast beat to concentrate on, to get me through. I have heard that trying to sing when running helps your lungs/diaphragm but I’m not sure about running along the streets whilst singing my heart out. Although it would probably make…

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I have very mixed feelings about running. I first started running whilst I was at university. I started because it was a free way to keep fit and easily accessible. I would never time my runs or keep track of the distance, I just ran. I feel like that may have been a simpler time. When I took part in my first triathlon my running fell by the waste side. I hadn’t done much cycling since I was younger and…

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