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“The atmosphere is fantastic!”

“Hi I’m Claire and absolutely over the moon to be chosen as ambassador for Durham City Run, I started running around 6 years ago after not being sporty at all during my younger years it was something I didn’t think I’d be able to do but after my Cousin died from Cancer at the age […]

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Meeting new people

One thing I’ve realised while I’ve been running is that it opens up many opportunities to meet new people. If it wasn’t for running I wouldn’t have met some of my closest friends and wouldn’t have run in some of the amazing events that we have completed together. Last week I attended my first Start […]

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Next Start Me Up for Durham session announced!

  Following another fabulous turn out for the latest Start me up for Durham training run in Spennymoor last night, the latest #SMUFD training run has been announced. Get involved if you’d like some fun coaching which is inclusive for all levels of ability whether you’re a complete beginner, returning to running or just looking […]

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“I complete not compete”

“I complete not compete” “These words stay with me every time I run or cycle, whether it be a social run, parkrun, Solo run or race. A friend told me this a couple of year’s ago and for me never truer words are said. Turn back the clock to 2015 when I started C25k I […]

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“Be ready for change!”

“One thing I’ve learnt since I started running, is that your plans can change and you have to be ready for it. Whether it’s a last minute change during a race or your long term plans. During my last race, the Hull Half Marathon I was on the start line and was feeling good. Could […]

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