You gotta love a good 5k. 12 and a half laps around a track. 3.1 miles on your neighborhood roads. However you run or race a 5k, the distance is challenging enough for new runners and demanding enough for experienced runners. If you’re a new runner, you can expect that the 5k will be a … Continue reading 18 Tips To Follow Before Your Next 5k
Do you know which month you are likely to get the least amount of sleep in? February. Do you know why? There are only 28 days, while every other month has at least 30. February also happens to be a month in which running races are least likely to occur. The weather is cold, training … Continue reading February’s Running Challenge
Striders are the running boost you’ve been looking for. I do striders in every season I run. Read about their importance in this post.
Use the next 30 days to get yourself in running shape by using these 12 tips all runners should be implementing.
Whatever type of runner you are – middle distance to ultra-runner – fartlek running, hill repeats and/or 400s should always be a staple in your workout routine. They are three great ways to build strength and stamina that will prepare you to run fast in your next race.
I have never been the type of person/runner who would be willing to shell out money for a virtual race or event. Turns out, it’s not because I’m frugal, which I am. It’s because I feel that without the thrill of competition, the excitement of seeing friends and competitors, and the buzz of other runners … Continue reading How to Run Your Best Virtual Race
Adding speed workouts to your weekly running can and will improve your race performances. When and how you add them is key.
A warm up jog – 10 to 50 minutes – of course depending on who you are, your mileage, and your running goals will boost your ability to run fast! Because at the end of the day, that’s what we are here to do!
Racing a 5k soon? Use these 8 strategies to nail your best time.
The first big weekend of the racing season just passed – and much of the South Jersey runners were in Haddonfield for the 2016 Adrenaline 5k. Samantha lined up with over 900 other runners to compete on the quick 5k course that winds through downtown Haddonfield. This race, every year, seems to be the … Continue reading 2016 Adrenaline 5k
How to run a fast 5k Who can count the number of ways to run a fast 5k? There are so many factors that go into running a fast 5k. Consider just a few of these staples in running: eating healthy embracing being a “runner” doing the right type of workouts getting enough sleep hiring … Continue reading Racing to a 5k PR
Racing two 5k’s in consecutive days isn’t what I’d consider smart training or racing, but it worked out in my favor this time. This is why I attempted to do this and in what situations it’s ok for you to try too. I went into this weekend needing to race – it had been a … Continue reading When to run two 5k’s in one weekend
We never, ever, ever want a 5k to be harder than it has to be – they’re hard enough to figure out as it is. There’s always something we can work on during a 5k – whether it’s pacing, competing with the people around us, or timing our kick. Heck, even the pros come away from … Continue reading 3 ways to make a 5k easier
It was a very good weekend for TrainWithMarc athletes, as we had a number of us racing across the eastern sea board. Most of them, however, were right in our backyard. We signed up for a “team”, but it was for a corporate team, so while we won, we technically didn’t win. Whatever. We ran … Continue reading Adrenaline 5k
Patty lined up for a 5k a few weeks after her goal half marathon in an attempt for a 5k PR. The elusive PR didn’t come, but we did learn a few things about how to prepare for a 5k PR run. 1. Warm up properly. Patty tweeted and said she got the race in … Continue reading 5k PR to-do list
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