Five Easy Steps to Great Running

Begin with not exercising — proceed to everything else in life

B. Lorraine Smith
Runner's Life
Published in
9 min readJan 3, 2023

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My running watch at the end of Day 2 of a 5-day, 255km (158 mile) run in 2021. A few simple things made those great days of running possible, super fun, and just part of life really. (All photos by me.)

Many of us are gripped by a burst of enthusiasm at this time of year. We take on new practices, habits, and goals. There’s often something related to fitness in that mix, maybe even running.

I’ve logged a few miles over the years. And I hear a lot of things about running that…

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B. Lorraine Smith
Runner's Life

Former sustainability consultant replacing ESG with reality-based insights about corporate purpose and impact. https://www.blorrainesmith.com/