Blog - Runzone

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    I AM A RUNNER - My Story
    Written by I AM A RUNNER

    I was never the most active child. I fractured my shoulder doing cross country round the school nature reserve when I was 10. I scored the occasional

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    I AM A RUNNER - My Story
    Written by I AM A RUNNER

    Corona Run 8am Sunday morning, sun shining, all asleep, out the back door, ahh poor bliss. What a morning, what a place; the west of Ireland

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    7 Reasons Why #IAMARUNNER
    Written by I AM A RUNNER

    I’m not a runner becasue I'm slow.” “I’m not a runner because I don’t run races.” “I’m not a

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    RUNSAFE, STAY SAFE
    Written by Grace Lynch, RDO for Munster for AAI

    As a runner, I am always faced with new challenges which require me to adapt in order to persevere and reach my goals. Maybe it is starting a new

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    Maintaining a healthy body and reducing Injury Risk
    Written by Grace Lynch, Sports and exercise scientist/ Full time athlete/ Neuromuscular Physical Therapist

    Injury -  the word we all dread to hear. Being involved in running for most of my life and as my work as a Neuromuscular physical therapist,

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    Running- More than just exercise, it is a way of life
    Written by Grace Lynch, Sports and exercise scientist/ Full time athlete/ Neuromuscular Physical Therapist

    For many people who take up running, the motivating factor is usually the same- to get fit, to improve health, or because someone suggested it may be

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    Finding your motivation
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    It’s OK to admit that you’re not always leaping out of the front door with enthusiasm when it comes to doing exercise; the key is to find

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    Running and Parenthood
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    Parenthood is a workout in itself. From juggling endless jobs before the school run, to late-night feeds on not enough sleep, it's no surprise

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    Warming Up
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    Whether you are running for 2 minutes or 2 miles, you need to put time aside for warming up and cooling down, or you will suffer the consequences.

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    Thinking about taking up running? What are you waiting for?
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    Mary Walsh started running in her 30s after having her children and hasn't looked back since! Have a look at some of the advice Mary had for

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    Run Safe
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    Some useful tips to help you run safely and ensure you get the maximum enjoyment out of your run. Let someone know where you are going and take a

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    Health Benefits Associated with Running
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    You can transform your life by being physically active. Exercise helps with not only your physical health but your mental health. It doesn't take

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    Starting Off On The Right Foot
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    We've asked the guys at Intersport Elverys to offer some advice to get you off on the right foot. How do I know what running footwear to choose

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    The FAQs of Running
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    How do I get started? Start walking for a length of time that feels comfortable--anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes. Once you can walk for 30 minutes

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    Walking Your First Run
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    Starting something new can be intimidating as well as exciting but having support along the journey can really help make a difference. Now is your

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    Get Ireland Running
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    There is a run in #allofus Get Ireland Running is a national campaign that aims to increase awareness and encourage widespread participation in

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    Having a Comfortable Run
    Written by Get Ireland Running

    There’s a run in all of us and there’s no secret formula, no instruction manual, and no wrong way to do it, but to help you feel more

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