Posts Tagged ‘Motivation’

Welcome to the concluding instalment in my trilogy of posts reviewing movies that have the potential to provide a source of running motivation when the going gets tough. Regular readers will already know that Part Uno covered The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Run Fatboy Run, Without Limits and Chariots of Fire, and that […]

Race Off: Running Movies go Head to Head – Part Dos

Posted: 2nd September 2013 by mockjogger in Inspiration, Lists
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I am hunting for movies that capture the spirit of distance running and provide a source of motivation when the going gets tough. They are hard to find. This is the second of three posts in which I offer my personal opinions of eleven movies with a running theme. The first post covered The Loneliness […]

Every now and again, I feel the need for some running inspiration and head for the movie archive. I’m looking for movies that capture the spirit, challenge and perseverance of distance running, and inject sufficient drama and emotion to make it interesting. There aren’t many. This is the first of three posts in which I […]

Keep Running Stress Free

Posted: 19th June 2013 by mockjogger in Inspiration, Lists
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I’m prone to getting stressed, particularly about (1) inanimate objects that just won’t do what they should, and (2) attaching stuff to walls. To keep stress from invading my running karma, I apply the following rules. 1. I set realistic targets I may never run super long. Most certainly, I will never run super fast. […]