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Loving Liverpool

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Yesterday was one of the most important dates on the cross country calendar for so many. Not only was it the trial for the European Championships for the high-performing athletes but it also incorporated the Mid Lancs League and the Liverpool and District League for club runners and all of the Primary Schools in Liverpool received a letter inviting them to take their young runners and introduce them to cross country.

Owning a dog can be seriously good for your running

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A study in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health (vol 8 p. 436 - 444) strongly suggested that people who own a dog were significantly more likely to get the recommended 150 minutes of walking per week than those who don't. So, how much more likely would it be that they would do more running?

Getting Started: The best running apps for beginners

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One of the hardest things about running is making the decision to lace up your trainers and hit the road. Once you’ve found the motivation to get started, you’ll quickly find yourself looking forward to your next run and wanting to become faster, run longer, and tracking your process so you can see how quickly you jump on board the road to success. You just need to get started: and the wonder of modern technology has given us a few tools to make the process much easier.