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Why a runcation may be just what your running life needs

Why a runcation may be just what your running life needs

“A runcation is sort of similar to a destination wedding,” says Chicago-based Kristen Geil, who blogs at A Sweat Life . “But instead of a wedding, you and your friends will be running a race or possibly some iconic trails or routes.” Let’s get one thing straight first: You don’t have to be a fast or even a long-time runner to go on a runcation. Anyone can—and should—travel for a race. “A runcation is a great incentive for someone just getting into running,” Geil says. “You can set a destination goal race and use that to keep you motivated in your training.” Secondly, you don’t have to plan your runcation around a long race. Sure, a half or full marathon might justify the trip more than a 5K. “I personally wouldn’t spend money on hotels and flights if the race is over in 30 minutes,” Geil says. You don’t even need a race—there are running getaway weekends (including two by ...

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