This poll is now closed
What factor has been most significant in making you a better runner?
Better quality training (34%)
Higher mileage (23%)
Creating & sticking with a training programme (18%)
Cross training (adding another exercise activity) (7%)
Pre & post run stretching to avoid injury (6%)
Regular rest (6%)
Other reason (5%)
Improved diet (1%)
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