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No couch potato left behind

The Five Alive Challenge aims to encourage active lifestyles with camaraderie and a warm welcome, writes Teena Gates

22nd April, 2015
The starting gun is fired at the Raheny Five Mile Road Race

My conversation dried up as I got out of my friend’s car and walked towards the registration for the Raheny Five Mile Road Race. I was into my second week of my Couch-to-5K running programme and I wondered in what wild burst of enthusiasm I ever thought I’d be up for running five miles. Of course, everybody had assured me that I didn’t have to run it all – I could walk and run –...

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