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Running To Learn

Running To Learn
An international marathon runner in the 80s and still fast in her fifties, the lessons Julia has learnt mastering her running have helped her better master life. Find out how here!
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  • Blog Post: Earn Your Own Olympic Gold

    My slight knee injury of last week has had an unexpected effect… I have worked hard to re-balance as I noticed that I hadn’t been paying enough attention to my more vulnerable left side (the legacy of being kicked in the ribs as a little girl by a horse) – my left quad was noticeably...
  • Blog Post: Interval Sessions, Long Runs and Kettlebells

    I am feeling very fit and loving my running; there is always a yin to the yang. For a few weeks I haven’t felt quite as vibrant and my ankle has hurt a bit and I could tell I was in a fallow period. But now the yang is back, I am flowing and the miles are increasing. My speed work is feeling fast...
  • Blog Post: If I Can Do This, I Can Do Anything

    Last Wednesday I drove to the track with my spikes in my bag; they are about 5 years old, but this was to be their first outing. I was joining in Matt Shores ‘midsummer madness session’ which is taking place over the next four weeks at different venues and on different surfaces each time...
  • Blog Post: The Tao of Running

    The miles are flowing out of me again, seemingly effortlessly; I am always amazed how once a level of fitness has been established there comes with it a feeling of ‘matter of fact’ invincibility; 20 miles on a Sunday, easy, 70 plus miles a week as a norm, easy. I have an aptitude for mileage...
  • Blog Post: I've Gone Off Interval Training

    Matt Shore, Mr Kettlebells of Eastbourne has just asked me whether I want to do intervals or just a steady run when we meet for our run tomorrow – at 5.45am! I replied that I want to do a steady run, as I’ve gone off intervals! Gone off intervals? He responded…! I don’t think...
  • Blog Post: A Race Weekend or Just an Excuse for Girls Holiday?

    My friend Jane accompanies me on many races to not run them! She has become an expert at carb loading for mountain races and marathons; and catching trains and planes to venues all over the world. She is booked into 'not run' the New Year's Eve Barcelona 10k and as an artist and a psychogeographer...
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