Category:New runners

Articles, tips and advice for beginners – people who are still new to running, have just starting to run or are thinking about taking up running. New runners are advised to always listen to their body, go slow and seek advice from more experienced runners whenever in doubt. Listen to your body. Pain is NEVER good, do not ignore it.




Recommended reading for new runners, or those taking up running after a long pause:




How to start running? 7 Basic Rules to Making A Good Start


11 Questions To Ask Yourself When You Start Running


7 Mistakes Every New Runner Needs To Avoid


Can you start running when older – in you forties, fifties or when even later?

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...

15 Frequent Running Questions Every New Runner May Ask

15 Frequent Running Questions Every New Runner May Ask

On the surface running is very simple. Basic equipment, simple movements, loads of benefits. And then we begin to discover one thing after another and, naturally, start asking questions. At times there could be plenty of them. Like a child facing a new situation, a new runner will discover many...