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As a runner, you are surrounded by a community of fellow athletes who are always looking to connect, compare and support you on your journey. Here are the top 3 Facebook running groups you need to follow.    1. Running ninjas. Taken straight from their facebook page, Running Ninjas is a running and fitness group with the mantra of Train, Run, Laugh, Repeat. Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned pro we welcome ninjas of all abilities. I've been in this group for a couple of years now and for runners of any level, it is a strong and...

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Are you preparing for your first half marathon? 

A great stepping stone on the journey towards a full marathon (or ultra if you're nuts), this article outlines our favourite training programs from some online resources. 

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Parkrun organizes weekly timed events all over the world. Here are four reasons you should try one out!

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goal setting, running -

Whenever you are setting running goals, it's important to make sure they are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and timely, or SMART goals.  While this concept is often used in a professional setting, it can definitely be applied to running. This article gives you an overview of how to make the most of your goal setting. Specific Your goal should be focused and avoid generalisations.  For example, you may want to run faster, but it's too broad. A more specific goal might be "I would like to hold under 4 minute 30-second pace for a 10km run. Alternatively, you might just be...

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