28 Oct '16, 2am

How to set new running goals based on past achievements:

How to set new running goals based on past achievements:

Now pick another: Sure, spend some time recovering, reveling in your accomplishment, and posting your finish-line shots on social media. But before the postrace glow dims, register for a race at least a month away if you ran a 5K or 1K , eight to 10 weeks away if you ran a half marathon , or 10 to 12 weeks away if you ran a full. "That way, you don't lose sight of the initial experience," says Megan Lizotte, a two-time Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier and coach at hgrunning.com . "You'll also stay involved in the running community." For maximum enjoyment, try something different--plan a destination race, aim for the next distance up (a 10K if you ran a 5K, for example), or step down in distance and target a faster pace . You just nailed a time goal. Now look back, then ahead: You've been working hard. Now take a break. If you ran a fast marathon or half marathon, you need...

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