27 Mar '16, 10pm

Run Journal - Picking the Right Races, For the Right Reasons: By Lena Hollman in the April issue of Running

By Lena Hollman in the April issue of Running Journal How do we pick the races that we run? And what makes you pick one race over another? I recently had to pick a half marathon, after the Naples Half Marathon which I had been training for was canceled due to inclement weather. My preparation for this race had included long runs on most weekends for the past few months, and I didn’t want all this training to be “wasted.” A friend of mine had recommended one in Sarasota that I eventually picked, but only after researching what other options I had, including a couple of half marathons that other friends had been raving about. Naples Half was the one I was planning to run, because it was right here in town. This meant I could go to the starting line after sleeping in my own bed. No need to look for and pay for a hotel room, and to pack a bag and drive somewhere else the previ...

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