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The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - Body and Soul - - News -

’ve al­ways gazed long­ingly at run­ners. That ef­fort­less, lop­ing stride stirs such envy in me. How­ever, I’ve never been a run­ner. I’ve tried to be, and for a while I ac­tu­ally ran, but still, wasn’t a run­ner.

I even man­aged to com­plete the body+soul 9.5-kilo­me­tre Bridge Run. But upon com­ple­tion, it was the full stop to my run­ning cam­paign ( been there, done that, got the T-shirt...). But I don’t like any­thing to beat me, so this sum­mer, I re­vis­ited my determination to be­come a run­ner.

No run­ning coach for me: I’m too fickle. Some days the tough-love ap­proach works, on

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