My Journey Back Into Running

If someone said to you go and run 10k, it doesn’t matter how long it takes you, just go and run, could you? Well that’s what I just did, I simply went out and ran the distance, I mean it took me 1 hour and 16 minutes but that doesn’t matter, I went out and did it and completed the distance. I thoroughly believe if you put your mind to something you can do it, no matter how hard it maybe. Even if it’s a marathon, I could have ran the distance, it’s simply a matter of belief.

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Be Happy To Run In The Rain

I love TED talks, in fact I was watching one recently by a Buddhist priest, he was talking about how we must all be grateful for everything in our lives and how its the key to happiness. We should all be grateful for the things we have in our lives right down to things like turning on the light, drinking water or going out for a run in the rain, wind or snow. See, going out for a run in the rain shouldn’t be a chore, it’s a delight, you should appreciate the rain water pouring down on you, that’s the key to better mental health and happiness. Apply this to everything in your life and you become more eternally grateful and happy.

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What It Really Takes To Run A Marathon

The marathon, it’s no mean feat, 26.2 miles. Ever considered running one? I’ve run two and from my experience they are not easy things to master. I know two people who’ve run the distance, me and my Mum, no one else I know has ever considered running the distance. I’ve ran 2 marathons, one in London and the other in Bournemouth. My Mum’s ran the London Marathon.

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Using My Garmin Forerunner 945

Ever thought about buying the Garmin Forerunner 945? Well, luckily I have one on my wrist all the time so I know everything about the little gadget. You’ve probably guessed already but one thing it does do is tell the time, very accurately too, in fact you can choose from a selection of watch faces which tell the time to the second.

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I ran 4 miles today. I used to run 13 to 15 miles on a Saturday but things have changed since then and now I realise I’m back to basics. I mean, I’m still a runner but I’m a lot slower than I used to be due to having a tough time over lockdown. I want to utilise my time though and coach those beginning to run, just like I am.

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