Letters of Life

Tag: fitness

Reflections Upon A Half Marathon

Prior to last weekend, I’d only ever run 10 km races. Last Sunday,  I ran my first, and most probably my last, half marathon. I was one of fifteen thousand who ran in the Army Half Marathon, of which at least ninety per cent were men, and more than half that were serving their stint… Read More ›

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Fit to Write: On Becoming a *Real* Runner

Eight weeks ago, I signed up and, what’s more important, paid up, for a half marathon, or what’s known in running parlance as a half. Prior to this, I’d sworn off joining any more races. In my last three 10K races, I’d clocked no PRs (personal records), nursed a heavy head and suffered post-race hydration… Read More ›

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