18 Tips To Follow Before Your Next 5k
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…
February’s Running Challenge
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…
The Benefits of Adding Striders to Your Running Plan
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.
30 Days To Get In Running Shape: What I Do and Why It’ll Work For You Too
Use the next 30 days to get yourself in running shape by using these 12 tips all runners should be implementing.
3 Simple and Effective Running Workouts To Get Back Into Running Shape
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.
How to Run Your Best Virtual 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…
How To Use Speed Workouts to Run Faster
Adding speed workouts to your weekly running can and will improve your race performances. When and how you add them is key.
The Step by Step Guide to Warming Up for a 5k
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!
8 Strategies to Hack a Good 5k
Racing a 5k soon? Use these 8 strategies to nail your best time.
Racing to a 5k PR
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…
When to run two 5k’s in one weekend
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…
3 ways to make a 5k easier
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…
5k PR to-do list
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…
5k Speed Workout
This #running workout will improve your ability to run a fast 5k!
The Guide to Packing for Your Next Race
Have you ever gone to a race and gotten there a bit late? Do you feel anxious and nervous? Like you aren’t really ready to race? Yeah, me too. It’s a terrible feeling. It’s a shame because it’s so easy to get rid of that feeling. This blog post will walk you through exactly what…
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