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Due to COVID-19 and event Cancellation Runners Shop are offering Safe Measured Distances to Run/Walk and share online. The courses are open 24hrs each day and that makes it easier to respect social distance.  Challenges will be available till end of June. We've setup a number of segments on Strava along with a Running Club for everyone to join.  YOU DONT HAVE TO BE ON STRAVA TO JOIN IN!. The courses are marked on the ground at turnpoints and you can use those and notify us that you have joined in on a run or Run Challenge or Keep a record till...

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When I first started running I wanted to shed 20kg and quit smoking. I didn't realise that there we so many other running benefits that I was going to experience. Weight loss is definitely one of the benefits of running as well as overall fitness to name a few that immediately jump to mind. Our list of 7 unlikely benefits of running is made up of the benefits you probably won't know about. 1. Makes You More Confident If you've ever felt that you needed more confidence then running is the perfect way to achieve it. You could spend time...

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Even though I started running at 25 years old I kept wanting to go faster. Every time I achieved a new PB I kept setting a goal for a faster time. Eventually I found that my muscles felt tight and sore and I didn't seem to have the same mobility I used to. After some research, trial, errors and some professional advice I came up with my list of the 7 best stretches after running. When you do these stretches after running you help lengthen the muscles and tendons used when you run. This will help you feel better the...

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Email Each Week  Race week is upon us.  Well done on completing the previous 11 weeks of training and thank you for allowing me to be a part of the journey in your preparation and training.  Everyone has come so far since the beginning of the program. You should now feel prepared and ready to run on Sunday.   If I don’t see you at the track session at Mingara Athletics Track on Wed to tell you in person, I’d like to wish you a great run. I hope you achieve your 10k or Half Marathon goal.  Remember to have fun...

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Email Each Week  Everyone continues to taper and reduce their kilometres this week as we continue to count down.  Some people start to feel like they want to run more and find it hard to hold back during the taper. Please stick with the program and enjoy your taper so you can reap the benefits of your training on race day.  Personally, I really enjoy the taper.    Enjoy week 11. 10km Training Program Finish time over 50 mins Day Training Mon 11/11 3k Tue 12/11 Rest Wed 13/11 3k Total including track session: 3 x 800m (3 mins recovery between...

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