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Mark Atkinson

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A previous couch potato who decided one day to go for a jog and got very carried away. Mark has now completed over 100 marathons, and multiple ultras up to 145 miles and is proof that lack of form or ability is no barrier to becoming a runner and the only limit on your achievements is your own ambition.

Leader in Running Fitness, Run Director for junior parkrun and passionate about running but not taking it too seriously.

Author of “Run Like Duck: A Guide for the Unathletic” awarded the 2019 Running Awards Best Book.

www.amazon.co.uk/Run-Like-Duck-Mark-Atkinson/dp/1912240319

 

The sequel “Ducking Long Way: Ultra Running for the Rest of Us” is due out in August 2021.

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