Getting out there running is easier than you think but if you’re finding it hard to make that first step, here are a few tricks to help you banish those pre-run doubts.


1. Tell yourself it’ll just be a mile.
2. Get your kit on
3. Morning motivation: Get up and at ‘em 


4. Run somewhere new
5. Take the fear out of a run. Think in minutes not miles



6. Use a lunch run as the ultimate quick-fix mood enhancer


7. Sometimes a quickie is all you need


8. Don’t dither

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Getting out there running is easier than you think but if you’re finding it hard to make that first step, here are a few tricks to help you banish those pre-run doubts.

1. Tell yourself it’ll just be a mile.

2. Get your kit on

3. Morning motivation: Get up and at ‘em

4. Run somewhere new

5. Take the fear out of a run. Think in minutes not miles

6. Use a lunch run as the ultimate quick-fix mood enhancer

7. Sometimes a quickie is all you need

8. Don’t dither

100 Ways to improve your running and motivation

Get more running tips, tricks and training advice