The 7 Stages Of Being A Runner

So, which stage are you at right now?

2. And So It Begins

Tackling your first-ever run is much like losing your V-plates: you’ll feel like you’re doing it all wrong, the effort-to-enjoyment ratio is going to be poor, you’ll sweat more than you thought was humanly possible, and you may feel a bit sore afterwards.

Your first-ever run is like losing your V-plates

But – to extend the sexy analogy to breaking point – by the fifth or sixth time you’ll feel like you’re maybe starting to get pretty good at it, and once you hit double figures you’ll be an absolute slag-level expert.


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