Category: Personal Stories

Ron Hill

Reigate Half Marathon Dr Ron Hill MBE The man who has run every day for almost fifty years giving some of his thoughts and ideas about distance running Be Sociable, Share! Tweet more

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Cecilia Morrison

Cecilia Morrison at the London Running Show 2010 Celia Morrison talks about running world records in 1500 metres and 5000 metres as an over 70 having taken up running seriously at the age of 61. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet more

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Life Lessons of Running

For me, running is an exercise in life lessons that I continually learn from. When I think about the challenges I face in life, I take the lessons of a long run, and try to transfer the skills or habits of mind that are required for improving as a runner into improving as a teacher,… more

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Running on the Right Path

Career changes always require a painful transition period. A few years back I lost my job as a stage manager for live television shows, and I was feeling the heat. As I sat in my tiny little apartment staring at a huge pile of overdue bills, I could feel the pain coursing through my soul.… more

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Big Man Running

I’m writing this 5 days after I ran my first 10 miles. I weigh 235lbs and haven’t been running years… until recently. Two weeks ago I went out for a jog for a change of pace in my conditioning workouts. For the better part of a year I hadn’t done any kind of cardiovascular exercise… more

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13 Life Lessons from Running My First Marathon

I have run nine marathons so far in my life and each was an amazing experience in itself. However, none of the marathons I have run compares with the experience of running my first one. It was one of those events in life you never forget. I would like to share with you that experience… more

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Best Tips For Starting a Running Program – Part One

With more spring-like temperatures these days, I’ve been thinking a lot about running. As I’ve shared, I love running in all four seasons – I’m not a fair weather fan! At this time of year, when people are itching to get outside more and shed their winter insulation, I’ve mostly been thinking about how to… more

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