"I start out running too slow. My adrenaline and nerves at the start of a race slow me down. I just can't seem to speed up." I've never ever heard a runner make this statement. "I started out too fast" or "I just couldn't slow down and I blew it". I've heard many runners make this statement. The odds are you too, have started out a race too fast at some point in your running career. … [Read more...] about What to Do When You Start a Race Too Fast
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Last year, I ran a local 4-mile race put on by the New York Road Runners. Still sore from the impromptu half marathon I ran the weekend before, I was not looking forward to getting up early to run a race I was going to jog and not race. When I originally registered for the race, I had hoped to run it as hard as possible. But since I wasn't recovered from the half marathon the week before, running … [Read more...] about 10 Running Goals That Have Nothing To Do With a P.R.
#1) Using the word "just" 13.1 miles is a distance that demands respect. Actually, any distance of any kind demands respect if you want to stay injury free! I often hear the phrase "it's just a half marathon" being thrown around from both seasoned and new runners. This phrase dismisses how much hard work and training goes into running and racing a half marathon. Though we're not … [Read more...] about 3 Mistakes To Avoid When Running a Half Marathon