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How far is it round the Emirates? And why does it matter?

For more than a year now, I’ve been coaching some of my run group sessions round the outside of the Emirates Stadium. It’s a good place to run: well lit, no traffic and a wide, flat loop. Early mornings and […]

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Enjoy the process: running and art

I’m not great at drawing. I like the idea of being good at it, of drawing portraits that look like the people they’re supposed to be, or of setting up an easel in the countryside and painting a landscape that […]

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Running is hard

I don’t know why my run yesterday was so difficult. It could have been the cold, maybe I was tired, maybe it was any one of a hundred things. All I know was that the whole time, my legs were […]