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Berlin Boo Boo

So often on social media we like to talk about our greatest achievements. We like to shout about our personal bests and the dream races. But sometimes it pays to keep it real. Sometimes it’s important to share the stinkers.

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Sack off the sofa

Fancy Running with Jake but not sure where to start? Here’s my Top 5 Tips to get you off the sofa and leave that Homer Simpson bottom shaped indent behind.

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Train for the train

Fixated on the finish line of your next race? Running doesn’t just give you the opportunity to race, it gives you the opportunity to live.

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All roads lead to a gelateria

“You run when you’re on holiday?! Are you mad?? Holidays should be relaxing!”. Genuine feelings or a mask to hide a secret admiration or envy?

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Judgement day

You’ve just crossed the finish line of a half marathon that you’ve been training towards for the best part of four months. You glance at the clock, pause the watch, and the disappointment instantly kicks in. Now the real challenge begins.

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The future of the stick?

Jake Running the Derby Ramathon

March 1st 2016 saw the birth of Running with Jake. Back then I was flying around the streets of Derby with my selfie stick, jumping in and out of races and events, motivating the crowds and firing up the spectators.

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