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I wanted to write and thank you for focusing on running with cancer in your most recent issue [September 2016]. I found myself nodding in wry recognition while reading Alice-May Purkiss’s story, as it resonated so much with me.

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, aged 37, and, while undergoing chemotherapy, it was detected to have spread to my liver. I did Race For Life Pretty Muddy during my chemo (with my PICC line very thoroughly covered in cling film!), and started going to my local parkrun to gradually improve my fitness and provide something other than cancer to focus on. I kept at it, building up the distance, and was thrilled to finish the Great Birmingham Run Half-Marathon in October last year, in support of Cancer Research UK.

I had major liver surgery in December so was out of action for three months, but I’m back at parkrun, have recently joined a lovely local running club, and am on track to take on the Great Birmingham Run again this year.

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About Women’s Running

Re-start your running with the new issue of Women's Running, out now! We'll show you seven ways to break out of a running rut and how to come to terms with a new way of running when your times are on the decline. We've got expert advice on the steps you need to take now if you're planning for a spring PB next year. Plus, find out how running can help you be more mindful; be inspired by three women who celebrated big birthdays through amazing run events; and find out how to run if you have asthma. Giving your nutrition a re-think? Read a dietician's no-nonsense advice for fuelling your endurance sessions and read our special report on carb cycling for runners. You'll find all this plus the best kit reviews for road and trail, workouts for runners, and much more!

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I'M ON ANTIDEPRESSANTS BUT, SINCE DISCOVERING RUNNING
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TOE THE LINE
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TAKE TO THE TRAILS
FORWARDS
My running and my children – the things I love most
“DIET WAS THE LAST PIECE OF THE PUZZLE THAT I NEEDED TO GET RIGHT”
WITH MORUNNING PLANNING A MASSIVE 17 EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE UK THIS NOVEMBER, WE WENT BEHIND THE SCENES TO DISCOVER WHAT IT TAKES TO DON A TASH AND DASH FOR CASH
"I WON'T LET THE MS MONSTER WIN!"
WE’VE HAD A FANTASTIC SUMMER OF EVENTS AT THIS YEAR’S WR10K RACE SERIES – JOIN US NEXT YEAR!
STAR LETTER "I RUN BECAUSE I CAN"
SHARE #YOURRUNS WITH US! TWEET TO @WOMENSRUNNINGUK
START YOUR 2017 PREPARATION NOW TO MAKE SURE YOU’RE PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY READY, SAYS CHRISTINA MACDONALD
STRUGGLING TO GET FASTER OR FEELING STIFF AND NOT SURE WHY? CHRISTINA MACDONALD TACKLES SOME COMMON RUNNING DILEMMAS
IF YOU ’VE HEARD THAT MINDFULNESS CAN REDUCE STRESS , YOU MIGHT BE PLEASED TO HEAR RUNNING CAN BE THE PERFECT PLACE TO PUT IT INTO PRACTICE
WHEN YOU ACCEPT THAT YOUR DAYS OF CHASING PBS ARE OVER , YOU OPEN YOUR MIND TO AN AMAZING NEW LIFE AS A RUNNER , SAYS ELIZABETH HUFTON
IN HER NEW BOOK, FAST FUEL:FOOD FOR RUNNING SUCCESS, DIETICIAN RENEE MCGREGOR SHOWS YOU HOW TO FOLLOW A FAD-FREE APPROACH TO NUTRITION. IN THIS EXTRACT, SHE EXPLAINS HOW TO EAT WELL FOR YOUR AUTUMN ENDURANCE TRAINING
FEATURES
WE ALL GET OUT OF BREATH WHEN WE RUN , BUT FOR SOME RUNNERS THIS IS MUCH MORE OF A PROBLEM THAN OTHERS . LISA JACKSON MEETS THREE WOMEN WITH ASTHMA WHO WERE DETERMINED NOT TO LET THEIR ILLNESS STAND IN THE WAY OF THEIR DREAMS
LISA JACKSON MEETS THREE WOMEN WHO USED MILESTONE BIRTHDAYS NOT JUST AS AN EXCUSE TO PARTY, BUT ALSO TO ACHIEVE EXTRAORDINARY RUNNING GOALS
(PART THREE)
WHEN JACKIE WILSON AND HER FAMILY MOVED TO MALAYSIA, LITTLE DID SHE KNOW HER RUNNING WOULD BECOME MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER
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TURN OVER FOR OUR REGULAR RACE REPORTS SECTION
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