Is running meditation?

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This is a question I’ve asked myself a lot. Mediation, mindfulness, self care, self-awareness… they are all buzz words that make lovely hashtags (I’ve used them myself!) but sometimes it is hard to understand what they really mean, and how we can apply them. The good news?! A lot of people have been meditating and […]

Run Safe, Run Smart

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I recently read a story about a 30 year old woman (Karina Vetrano) who was strangled to death in Queens while she was out for her evening run. I was naturally upset and shocked to hear the story, and I read a bit more about it to find out what had happened. I was surprised […]

“Runners on the Storm…”

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Storm Desmond has passed but not without leaving much devastation in its wake. Not least, the innumerable Teresa Mannion copy-cats, warning of the ravages of the storm, beseeching us not to go outside! Inspired by this, I decided to go out for a run yesterday as the tail-end of Desmond was passing. Myself and some […]

Running up a Storm

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Running in this stormy weather is not much fun. But the sweet satisfaction of finishing is worth it… Check out this collage from an emotional roller-coaster of a run I did last week. And yes, I did feel like an idiot pulling faces and taking selfies. Luckily, I was the only foolhardy nutcase out on […]