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Runners with plantar fasciitis – time for some sole searching

Despite its complicated name, the majority of runners can pronounce plantar fasciitis because they’ve had the misfortune of personal experience. I’ve heard it called the ‘M.E’ of sports injuries because it’s so hard to pin down what triggers it and … Continue reading

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Listen to your body – what it really means

Listen to your body. A phrase that was probably first uttered in a running context by someone smart, like George Sheehan, but has been rendered meaningless by repetition and lack of understanding. A session last week with one of my … Continue reading

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My first running holiday announced! 3 spaces left

I’m excited to announce my first running camp – Running Well with Sam Murphy – a week-long running holiday taking place in the stunning French Alps from June 8th to 14th 2013 organised by Adventures in the Alps. As well as providing the … Continue reading

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London marathon tips – the final 24 hours

The big day is almost here… you should be resting up today with your kitbag packed, your race strategy clear, your muscles fully loaded with glycogen and your nerves under control (or almost!) Here are 5 things NOT to do … Continue reading

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London marathon tips – 2 days to go!

The butterflies have started! I went to the expo to pick up my number yesterday, and clutching my race pack, I wandered around the retail stands with hundreds of other runners, with the London Marathon theme tune playing in the … Continue reading

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