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Parkrun

Parkrun

Confidence is a preference For the habitual runner Of what is known as #parkrun And morning blues can be avoided if you take a route straight to what is known as #parkrun All the people So many people They all run side by side Side by side through their #parkrun...
My first new running friend

My first new running friend

Chloe B you were my first My first new running friend We chased around Olympic Park And limped down to Mile End Though you really love to box You’re quite a peaceful soul Determined with your training To reach your marathon...

Some days

Some days when I wake up I don’t want to run I’m tired and it’s cold That won’t be fun I feel old and lumpy My pace is so slow I look silly in lycra I really shouldn’t go Yet if I get out of the door I soon find my stride The simple joy of running Fills my heart with...

I love running

Because it sets my mind free Calms my anxieties It let’s me eat cake With the good friends I make The fine sleep it brings Some occasional bling My kids are inspired My soul’s lifter higher I’m fitter and lighter My whole life is brighter Why do you love...

DO NOT COMPARE

Some runners I follow Filled me with dismay The great runs they posted Almost every day I felt a bit useless It played with my head You ran 20 miles? While I was in bed The lesson I’ve learned It always proves true Don’t compare yourself to others Enjoy being...

Maybe you run

Maybe you run to be fitter or slimmer Maybe you run to find peace of mind Maybe you run to eat cake or drink gin Maybe you run to win nice shiny bling Maybe you run to escape from problems, your past, the noise in your head We all have reasons for running And running...