26 Dec '12, 2am

A Month-by-Month Guide to a Fitter, Faster You from @runnersworld #FitFluential

Writing down your goals makes you accountable for the entire year. October may seem far off, but if you register for a fall half-marathon now, the race will feel non-negotiable when midsummer comes around. Similarly, if you're a newer runner and are taking on your first half or full marathon, aim for a 5-K a few weeks after the longer race. "The longer you take off running, the harder it is to get back into it," says Beth Baker, founder and chief running officer of Running Evolution in Seattle. "Sign up for the shorter race before you race in the longer one."

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