When lining up for the start of the race, seed yourself appropriately. For most racers, this will mean lining up with others running your estimated pace. However, walkers, runners with dogs or runners pushing jog strollers should start, at the very least, halfway back in the pack, with strollers and dogs being near the very […]
Crewing and pacing are rewarding ways to be part of a team, even if you’re not ready to compete.
Support crews provide assistance at aid stations. They drive from checkpoint to checkpoint, preparing clothing, gear, food, water, motivation, first aid, or whatever else is needed at the time. Pacers run with the runner for various legs, […]
Have you ever heard the phrase “variety is the spice of life”? This saying is also true to running. Adding speed work to your regular running schedule will not only increases your speed, it will put a little something different in to the same old routine you’ve followed out of habit or convenience.
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#1: Make the time, and run with a purpose.
The excuses sound like this: You have a busy schedule, maybe it was a long day at work, maybe you stayed out really late the night before or you are reluctant to head out the door because it is cold and rainy. It happens to all dedicated […]
The following tips were adapted from the book Trail Running: From Novice to Master and should help you in choosing the right trail running shoe for your needs.
Important differences between a trail shoe and a road-running shoe
The main difference between trail-running shoes and road-running shoes is that trail shoes’ soles generally have a much nubbier […]
Running is one of the best ways to get and stay in shape. All you need is a pair of running shoes and a little stretch of road or trail. And, being such a portable sport, you can enjoy it anywhere. Some of the benefits of running include: weight loss, increased muscle tone, increased self-esteem, […]