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Morning Run

We run before the others rise, Beneath ink blue and starry skies, Our feet upon cold pavements beat, The only feet upon the street. We like our early morning run, Whilst others think it can’t be fun, For me and … Continue reading

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Early Morning Run

Cold early mornings, Everyone else is sleeping; My feet pound the streets.

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Running Away

Again you are leaving, You’re running away, Away from the problems That plague you by day. The problems that worry you Through the dark nights Will follow you, Leaching good times From your sights. You run and you run, But … Continue reading

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So small… So fast!

There was a girl who had a dog, That fitted in her pocket He was small, but his short legs Propelled him like a rocket. When she took him out for walks He always ran too fast The boys and … Continue reading

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I’m done with being scared, I might not be well prepared, And my feet will hurt like hell, And the rest of me will swell. And my time will not be fast, But the miles WILL plod past, And I’ll … Continue reading

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The Day She Knew She Could

She told herself she couldn’t, A thousand times a day, Because she knew she wouldn’t, She couldn’t find a way, To climb this giant mountain, Looming straight ahead, A hill, she might have managed, A mountain’d leave her dead. She … Continue reading

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Twenty Six point Two

Twenty six point two miles is a very long way! Is the kind of insightful thing folks say, When I tell them I’m running a marathon, And that four point six miles is the furthest I’ve run. I’ve had other … Continue reading

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Running Pains

Pain is just a state of mind That we can overcome, I told myself this evening On my marathon-training run. It doesn’t hurt, You think it does, But if you just decide, It doesn’t hurt, The pain will vanish, Run … Continue reading

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