Why did I enter a 63km adventure race? In part to prove to myself I could do it. But also to prove that I could do it alone. I have embarked on several long and challenging running adventures with friends over the past couple of years but I was still unsure whether I could endure
One of the biggest worries of any runner is getting injured. Whether your goal is getting out in the park for a run or running a marathon, no-one wants to be injured. But what can we do to avoid injury. We can take the well-known basic steps. Finding the right shoes and socks, not increasing
Head out for a long run What is a long run? Like most running questions the answer depends on who’s answering. Running is an individual experience and everyone sets their own limits. Limits are our self-defence, our “safe zone”. That’s why we may need others to encourage us to expand our horizons, to explore and
Why Run? I understand that not everyone thinks “joy” when they hear the word “running”. My earliest recorded attempt to “go for a run” was motivated by the state of being in love. Eager to impress my new boyfriend I cheerfully donned my shorts and shoes and headed out into the sunshine at his side.