All articles by:Mr Run

A lover of sports, a musician and a long distance running aficionado. I love writing about running, about why I run, and sharing the experience of my first strides in 2016 at 52, my 5K achievement through Couch to 5K program, and the road to completing my first ultra marathon. Running can be a great escape. Escape from society, from symbols of status, from self-perception. A chance to just be. For everyone to just be.
9 Great Benefits Of Running In Groups

9 Great Benefits Of Running In Groups

People run solo, people run in groups. Some train in groups but race solo. Or train in groups and race in relays. Or…...nevermind, you get the point. I run solo but I have run with friends. When I’m out there I will see lone runners but I'll also cross paths with a couple of people running...

How To Set And Accomplish Running Goals

How To Set And Accomplish Running Goals

Each running journey starts with a desired goal, something we haven’t done before, something we are keen to accomplish. Something to strive toward. A beginner runner who is very young and talented may dream of the Olympic glory. A 52 year bloke who I was when I started running may be a bit...

How I Plan My Runs

How I Plan My Runs

I read that professional marathon runners train twice daily, six days per week in general. They are the people who will run the marathon in 2.15hr and below. Their speed is simply insane and incomprehensible for amateur runners. They plan their lives, their lives revolve around running, they are...