Races

Marathon Fueling Strategies and Tips

Training is essential if you want to run a marathon. But no matter how much you train, there’s one thing that can truly make or break your performance on race day, and that’s how you fuel. Making sure your body has enough energy on race day is ...

What Is A Marathon Pacer?

If a marathon is on your list, no doubt you’ll be preparing for it long in advance. You’ll most likely have a detailed marathon training plan put together, have your gear checklist for race day, and hopefully chosen an outfit. You’ve probably ...

What Is A Beer Mile?

When is a mile not a mile? When it’s a Beer Mile! There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a few beers now and then, even if your fitness and health are important to you. But have you ever mixed beer and running? If not, you may be curious about ...

How Many Miles Are In A Marathon?

Interested in running a marathon? It’s an excellent goal to work towards if you’ve been running for a while and can handle longish distances. But even as a beginner, the allure of having a marathon time behind your name is extremely appealing. ...

10 Ways To Stay Motivated For Your 5k

Have you ever been psyched for a race, but your enthusiasm wanes as the weeks go by. Do you find yourself without motivation for the race as it approaches? It could be that all you need is a little inspiration! Here are 10 ways to stay ...

Can You Walk A Marathon?

Almost every serious runner has a marathon on their bucket list. But it can sometimes seem like an impossible task. What if you’re a new runner who doesn’t want to wait years before finishing a marathon? Maybe you’re a walker who still has ...

When Should You DNF Your Running Race?

Not many sports make people suffer like running does! If you’ve done any kind of competitive running, chances are you’ve had to suffer through nausea, cramping, pain - or just feeling crummy! On occasion, these feelings affect us so badly that we ...

How To Manage Pre-Race Anxiety

Feeling anxious before a race is natural and it happens to runners of all levels. It’s normal to feel anxious when you think about performing, especially if you have spent a long time training for a specific event. You may feel pressure from ...

How Many Miles Is A 10K?

Races come in many different distances. Some distances are in kilometers and others are in miles. But the most popular race distances are the 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon. In this article, we’re going to cover everything you need to ...

Should I Run A Marathon? Reasons You Should Run

Running is a progressive sport. You start off just trying to run around the block. And once you conquer that, you add a new challenge. Most runners start slowly, with running around the block or on the treadmill. For most new runners, the first ...

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