17 Oct '16, 2pm

Half Marathon Training for New Runners

Half Marathon Training for New Runners

Running can be a slippery slope . What starts as a hobby – or maybe just a way to lose weight – can quickly blossom into a lifelong passion. Runners bit by the running bug are soon signing up for longer races, looking for clubs near home, and even buying their first pair of short-shorts . It’s a wonderful feeling. And it doesn’t matter why you started running in the first place: Maybe you started running because a friend cajoled you into your first fun run… Or maybe you started running for weight loss and got hooked on local races in your city… Or maybe you’re like me, and thought you could high jump in cross country (spoiler: I was so wrong) After the novelty of racing 5k and 10k’s wear off, you may be left thinking “”Ok, what’s next? ” Before you jump into a marathon, you may want to consider training for a half marathon. The half marathon is the fastest growing race dis...

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