23 Dec '16, 4pm

It's the most wonderful time of the year (to run a festive 5K!).

It's the most wonderful time of the year (to run a festive 5K!).

The holidays can be a time of stress and high expectations. Fortunately, it’s also a great time for 5-K s, with Turkey Trots and Jingle Bell Jogs held nearly every weekend. Training for and running a race might seem impossible when work and family obligations are colliding, but putting an event on your to-do list can help you stay focused and motivated. Short, purposeful training runs will invigorate you, clear your mind, and renew your enthusiasm for the challenges ahead. Here’s how to time a race with your current fitness—and get safely across the finish line. Five weeks to A 5-K You can do it if you already run/walk twice a week for 15 to 20 minutes. Make it happen: Add a third long run (preferably on the weekend). Begin at a half-mile longer than your typical run length; add a half-mile each week. Insert as many walk breaks as necessary to keep from huffing and puffing...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/races/tis-the-season-to-run-a...

Tweets

5 Reasons to run on Christmas day:

5 Reasons to run on Christmas day:

womensrunninguk.co.uk 23 Dec '16, 11pm

How could the best day of the year get even better? With a post-run kick of endorphins, of course! With so much responsibi...

Runner Uses Strava to Create Holiday Scenes on the Run

Runner Uses Strava to Create Holiday Scenes on ...

running.competitor.com 22 Dec '16, 7pm

How can you use your wearable tech devices to send holiday greetings? Owen Delaney, a 40-year-old British runner has been ...

‘Tis the season! Google spreads cheer with its ...

searchengineland.com 23 Dec '16, 2pm

Today’s Google doodle is the the first of Google’s holiday 2016 doodle series. Designed by doodler Gerben Steenks, the ani...

Resolution Run

Resolution Run

runnersworld.com 23 Dec '16, 1am

This sense of common purpose felt especially good just four days after the election. The race, at least for me, was an ant...

Sports Doc: Help me deal with knee pain that comes after my run

Sports Doc: Help me deal with knee pain that co...

runnersworld.com 23 Dec '16, 3pm

There are a number of factors that can add up to knee pain when running that do not cause problems when walking or doing g...

Google 'Tis The Season! Holiday Doodles For Col...

seroundtable.com 23 Dec '16, 12pm

Google has started their series of holiday logos for the 2016 holiday season. Christmas and Chanukah start the same day, D...

One of my favorite 5k workouts:

One of my favorite 5k workouts:

mommyrunfast.com 20 Dec '16, 12pm

I’m on week 5 of my 6 week 5k training plan post-marathon and before half training begins. I shared last week what I’ve be...

This 25-minute workout is perfect for the busy holiday season

This 25-minute workout is perfect for the busy ...

runnersworld.com 24 Dec '16, 6pm

Lara asks: I'm in your Holiday Challenge and love the accountability it brings to my life during the holidays. But finding...

‘Ops Jalan’ – JPJ operation to nab traffic offenders this festive season to run Dec 24-26… https://t.co/rK4V9A9Kpy

‘Ops Jalan’ – JPJ operation to nab traffic offe...

paultan.org 22 Dec '16, 11am

The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has announced it will be conducting Ops Jalan later this month in a bid to reduce road...

In light of growing terror threats, Singapore churches ramp up security during festive season

In light of growing terror threats, Singapore c...

channelnewsasia.com 23 Dec '16, 3pm

SINGAPORE: In light of growing terror threats within the region and beyond, churches and hotels are ramping up security me...

Train smarter, not harder, to run a faster 5k

mommyrunfast.com 15 Dec '16, 10am

I don’t think I’ve ever trained specifically for a 5k before. When I started running more seriously, it was to train for a...

Men's Run #Short Just £35 On https://t.co/lcbwvwoFmb

Men's Run #Short Just £35 On https://t.co/lcbwv...

howies.co.uk 24 Dec '16, 10am

With a load of miles covered in the testing, we have made a brilliant run short. Lightweight short with built-in inner lyc...

It’s December, the holiday season, rich in spirited news! https://t.co/1T4DoJv7cQ

It’s December, the holiday season, rich in spir...

superadrianme.com 23 Dec '16, 6am

First, a cheer to Jim Delligetti. Dell-who? Only the man who created the Big Mac. He just died at 98. Thanks (well perhaps...

@Nike @AlannaEsquivel We got a plan.

nike.com 24 Dec '16, 11pm

Esta semana comenzarás la rutina con una serie de carreras y entrenamientos ligeros que te permitirán comenzar el plan de ...

When Someone Stops You On a Run…

When Someone Stops You On a Run…

runeatrepeat.com 16 Dec '16, 10pm

Hello! How’s it going? Over here it’s going weird for SoCal… it’s raining! I hit the sidewalk for an easy 8 miles in the r...