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21 of the best motivational running quotes for race day

When you’ve trained for months, running a race of any distance is a huge achievement. Many runners like to use inspiring and motivational running quotes for race day to get them into the winning state of mind and across the finish line.  In fact, Strava’s largest ever study on running motivation found that the finish …

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The 9 best running challenges for your strongest year of running

Running challenges have become very popular over the last few years. There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a difficult year for a lot of people, including runners. So if you’re missing running events, then try some of these best running challenges and start 2021 in the best way possible. A running challenge can be …

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7 actionable tips for running in the morning

Many runners have a love/hate relationship with running in the morning. Some runners love it, whilst others can’t stand the thought of it. Whatever camp you fall into, there are some actionable tips to make running in the morning that much easier. We all know that running in the morning, however beneficial, is not an …

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5 practicable tips to keep your running motivation during the pandemic

With face masks, social distancing, cancelled races and no Parkrun, it can be hard to keep your running motivation during the pandemic as we get used to the ‘new normal’.  If you’re struggling to keep your running motivation during the pandemic, then take solace in the fact that you’re not alone. Many runners will tell …

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What is plogging? 5 essential things you need to know about this latest fitness craze

Plogging is relatively new to the running and fitness community. But, what is plogging? Why should you try it? Here are the key things you need to know about this latest fitness craze. Over the last few years there has been a greater drive to fight plastic pollution. According to Our World in Data, over …

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21 funny and motivational running quotes to inspire you

Love running? Here are some funny and motivational running quotes to keep you going. When I first started running, the internet provided me with a wealth of hilarious running memes and inspirational running quotes. I don’t know what it is about memes and quotes, but they are a bit of fun when you need that …

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How to get better at running without actually running 

You may be wondering how to get better at running without pounding the pavement every week. One of the best ways to get better at running is, well, to run. However, without running there are ways to improve your strength and performance through other means such as strength training and cross training.  When I first …

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How to make running easier: 7 simple tips

I often get asked how to make running easier. If you’ve just started out on your running journey, you may be wondering if it will ever get any easier. When you start out, it will likely feel like a struggle because you’re yet to build your aerobic endurance, stamina, strength and speed.  As with anything, …

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