A bit of winter running motivation

A few months ago, I signed up to the Runners World daily motivation emails – and there have been a few absolute gems. Unfortunately, I tend to read them and then just store them away; which means that by the time I need a bit of inspiration, I’ve completely forgotten them. So I decided to pull together a few of my favourites, and share them with you!

If – like me – you need a bit of a kick up the bum, a bit of a confidence boost, or just fancy a few happy thoughts for your next training run (especially at this time of year!) then take a read. And if you like these, then I’d definitely recommend signing up to the Runners World ‘Quote of the day’ emails – there’s pleeenty more where these came from 🙂

Running Motivation 1

Running Motivation 3

Running Motivation 4

Running Motivation 2

Running Motivation 5

Running Motivation 7

Running Motivation 6

Running Motivation 8

Running Motivation 10

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How do you motivate yourself to get out there in the cold and the dark? Do you have any tips or tricks?

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4 thoughts on “A bit of winter running motivation

  1. I really think that if you have goals, motivation comes naturally. You fight for what’s important to you. Where there’s a will, there’s a way. And even if you have bad days, or even weeks, you can still achieve your goal if you get back to it. Yesterday instead of taking the train to work, I ran (it’s a 12km run) and even if it seemed hard at times, I enjoyed running half of London. I saw things, people. I loved looking at people in buses that were looking at me and maybe thinking I’m crazy. That was motivating! Instead of being the sad person on the bus, I was doing something good for myself.

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