Running

Thank you, Stranger! The Power of Road Race Spectators

Running is often a solitary struggle. For some, an impassive face hides the battles raging within. For others, a tortured grimace reveals the massive effort of racing. Keep pushing. Suffering is only temporary. Shut up, legs! The faraway look you see in a runner’s eyes is real. I’ve completed races where I can’t recall crossing a bridge, or running past a national …

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Why Running Is Hard

What makes running hard? If you ask a random runner this question, you are likely to get answers such as “pain,” “fatigue,” and “lactic acid.” These are all good answers, but none of them captures the essence of why running (as well as other endurance activities) feels so difficult at times. Only very recently have …

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Top marathon tips from designer Lulu Roper-Caldbeck

Lulu Roper-Caldbeck is co-owner of one of London’s most revered shops – fashion & interiors concept store, Darkroom. Located on picturesque Lamb’s Conduit Street, Darkroom exhibits a covetable mix of accessories and objets d’art by independent artists and designers – and the curation is incredible! This is where shop if you want to feel inspired. You’d …

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