31 Jul '15, 11am

Get over common fears and become a better runner:

Chances are, when you started running, your goals were simple—run more, walk less. Inevitably, as you progress, you expect more out of yourself. But some runners avoid stepping up the intensity, citing a range of anxieties. Here's how to free yourself from your worries and enjoy the next phase of your life as a runner. I WANT TO ENTER A RACE, BUT I'M AFRAID I'LL BE LAST Most community events attract recreational walkers, so sorry, the last-place position is already taken. Ask your runner friends or the staff at local running stores about which races are most fun for a beginner—meaning they attract runners of all abilities and have a supportive cheering section.

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