Why cross-country is the perfect introduction to competitive running
An outsider’s perspective on cross-country is not a good one. It looks muddy, wet, and cold. Many people are of the attitude that slipping around in the mud and splashing through puddles stops being fun when childhood ends.
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Inspiring Stories Series - Steven Waterston
I ran for my regiment when I was serving in the army and regularly took part in cross country races the length and breadth of the UK although I probably started running more seriously in the early noughties.Learn more
Inspiring Stories Series - Emily from West Yorkshire
Whilst being relatively fit from hiking for many years, running was a new challenge and it took me around 3 parkruns to be able to do one without having to run/walk.Learn more
Inspiring Stories Series - Jordan from the isle of sky
I remember being able to run half a mile in one go, and then feeling completely exhausted, but still chuffed with my ability that I managed the distance.Learn more
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