Why I Run

Why I Run

This is a guest post courtesy of Jon. Like any job application, that question can score you the most points, yet it is the hardest to really understand. The temptation is always to say, I do it because I’m good, or just because I love it…

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Why I Started Running

Why I Started Running

This is a guest post courtesy of Lindsay, who describes how she came to join London City Runner’s Couch to 5K programme. Stay tuned for an upcoming post about all the benefits Lindsay has found from sticking to the programme.  LCR…

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Race Recap: Amsterdam Marathon

Race Recap: Amsterdam Marathon

It was an ideal, cold yet dry morning. Nothing like the heat in Paris in April, when I ran my first 26.2 miles. I gave myself plenty of time before the race to get ready, eat breakfast and travel to the Olympic Stadium.

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Race Recap: Midnight Sun Marathon

Race Recap: Midnight Sun Marathon

For a couple of years now, I’ve wanted to see if I could drag myself round a full marathon course. With 5 half marathons under my belt, it seemed like the next obvious challenge to tackle. After trying for a spot in London through the ballot (along with 386,050 others..)…

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Race Recap: Hackney Half

Race Recap: Hackney Half

The Hackney Half Marathon was decisively blue and yellow this year. More than two dozen City Runners took part, including several running their first ever half.

I tried to contain my expectations going into the race…

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