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18 May

Group Thinking

GroupCamaraderie, support, motivation, social interaction… Do the benefits of running in a group really need explaining you may ask? Perhaps not, but they’re certainly worth exploring. Despite a multitude of running groups and clubs springing up in recent years, many still view the activity as a solitary pursuit. Not the case.

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20 Apr

Greatest Day?

London Marathon runners

This week will end with the one of the greatest days in the lives of thousands of people. Yes, it’s London Marathon week. Runners from home and overseas will descend on the English capital for their first ever attempt at the 26.2mile distance.

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13 Apr

Why Weight?

WeightsI’d always been of the opinion that weight lifting was for weightlifters, running was for runners, and ne’er the twain shall meet, writes Neil Turner. Going to the gym was strictly for treadmill use, and the further away I was from poseurs pumping iron, the better. Then I did some research.

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30 Mar

Starting Early

Jo paveyI don’t know about you - but my 2-year-old son runs everywhere, writes Louise Sylvester. To the kitchen for ‘treats’, to the bath, to nursery, and of course to ‘say hello’ to the birds in the park. It is second nature to him. Since taking those first tentative steps he has realised that walking is for amateurs and he is the pro of pros!

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