Author Archives: James Clay

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On Getting Old

I turned 42 last week. The day itself was fine. There were friends (less than previous years) and family (less than previous years) and the usual barrage of Facebook notifications that someone you hadn’t interacted with in twelve months had … Continue reading

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Foam Rolling For The Mind

We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. As runners we are acutely aware of our physical health, in fact many of us run to try and improve physical health. We are aware of every niggle … Continue reading

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A short note on why running is ace.

Humans have a deep-rooted and innate need to measure themselves against a spurious set of metrics or values, almost always setting unachievable goals for success. I can give you a few examples… No matter what car you drive you will … Continue reading

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The 150th parkrun that wasn’t…

Today should have been my 150th parkrun, but I walked off the course halfway through. Today, for the first time, my mental strength was just as poor as my physical fitness and I just couldn’t find a reason to keep … Continue reading

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