No matter how fast you are, there will always be somebody somewhere who is faster. These were wise words from a fellow Mornington Chaser at a cross country meet last week, as we discussed the relative merits and downfalls of our respective races. I was worrying about being slower than my other teammates and these [...]
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A run in the park: Learning to run cross country
This Saturday marked the first race in the cross country season. When the fixtures were initially announced R had coaxed me into signing up with the promise that it would be 'fun', when Saturday came around however, I was a little sceptical about how much fun it would actually be.
Bringing you up to speed
Regular readers may have noticed that over the last couple of weeks I've not been writing as much as usual. This isn't as a result of a dip in enthusiasm, a dearth of inspiration, or a lull in my running - far from it. Instead, I lay the blame for my lack of output at [...]
Don’t sweat the small stuff, but don’t miss out on it either
It is all too easy find yourself caught up in a whole host of trivial worries and irritations, or preoccupied with concerns that are outside of your control. Whether it's feeling rubbish on a run, grumpy having been caught in an over-full train carriage on your commute, stressed or overwhelmed by a hectic work schedule, rotten after a [...]