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Posted by Jane Futrell on 17 January 2014
"Anne made me feel proud about my amputations."
Posted by Esther Trackman on 16 January 2014
Two weeks in. According to the 10k training plan I should be able to run two miles by now. I’m not far off - my last run was 1.73miles, 19 minutes and 13 seconds of continuous running (I think measuring my distance to two decimal places is acceptable at this point!). So as a previously committed non-runner, how have I found these two weeks? The most surprising thing is not that I’ve enjoyed it, but that I can’t actually think of anything bad to say about my introduction to running. There was one day when I thought I was going to get a...
Posted by Esther Trackman on 08 January 2014
My aim for my first run was half a mile, and I’m pleased to say I wasn’t far off. I think at this stage my main objective was just to break past the barrier of the ‘first run’. A simple lap of my local park was enough to satisfy me that I am capable of the act of running, which is enough for me for now! After five minutes as I neared the half mile I ended the run feeling pretty out of breath and rather in awe of all our Team MRF runners doing 5ks, half marathons, and even a full marathon (or more!) but I am now feeling even more determined...
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