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How many miles is a 10k? 10k training plan for your first 10k race

The 10k is one of the most popular running distances along with the 5k. It attracts high levels of participation across the globe. Its popularity lies in the fact that the 10k distance is long enough to represent a challenge, but short enough to remain accessible to a beginner runner. If you’re training for your …

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Run a mile a day challenge: The amazing benefits of running a mile a day

We all know about the life-changing benefits of running and the positive impact it can have on your physical and mental health, including improvements in your mood and energy levels. These are just some of the reasons why you should be running a mile a day. During a time when it seems a lot of …

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What is proper running form? 5 key principles of proper running form and technique

There are many components that make up proper running form and technique. Many runners don’t think about their form and technique when they start running, whilst this is fine to begin with, you may want to give more thought to how you run.  Proper running form and technique is important because, if done incorrectly, it …

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Couch to 5k training plan: A complete guide + 10 tips to run Couch to 5k

Taking up running is a huge step for anyone. Taking the first step is always the hardest, and getting yourself out there week in, week out takes courage and determination.  If you don’t know where to start, then the Couch to 5k training plan in this guide has got you covered! Whether you’re starting running …

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How to start running and enjoy it: 12 tips for beginners

Running is a great way to get fit, feel better within yourself and make long-lasting friendships with fellow runners. If you are looking to begin your running journey, you may be wondering how to start running.  You may be worried that you haven’t got the right gear or that you’re not fit enough to start. …

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How to run strides: Run faster and improve your form

You may have come across the term ‘strides’ in your training plan. Unless you’ve done these before, you may be wondering how to run strides as part of your run.  Improving your speed, like improving your strength, is key to running stronger for longer. And strides are a great way to gently introduce yourself to …

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