Tag Archives: Motivation

What Does A Running Coach Do?

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin, 1789. I’d like to add something to that list please Ben, if you don’t mind. The other cast iron definite, an unwavering truth, a … Continue reading

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Learning Teaching

No thought could have been further from my mind on that 2009 evening, as I threw up in an alley less than a kilometre in to my first ever run and stumbled home in tears, but last weekend I qualified as … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Wins…

…Even The Small Ones. I posted on Facebook this morning, having spotted in the “on this day” bit that 2 years ago I’d run a 5 mile race 7 minutes slower than I did this Sunday, and I wasn’t pushing … Continue reading

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2015: A Year In Review

As is customary in the blogisphere, I’ve taken a little look back over what’s happened in 2015…and it’s a real mixed bag! January saw a great start to the year with a PB at the Almost Athletes organised Linda Franks … Continue reading

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The Breakup

Falling out of love with running can be the most heart wrenching breakup you’ll ever experience. Everything is fine, it has been for ages, then almost imperceptibly the cracks start to appear. They start small, little annoyances that you can … Continue reading

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