Your training schedule for a half marathon should start at least 12 weeks before the actual event. As a beginner, you’ll run 1-2 miles 3 days a week, 3-4 miles 1 day a week, cross train 1 day, and have 2 days of rest. The running miles should increase until your shorter runs reach 5-6 miles and your long runs reach 10 miles. A longtime runner shares how to train for the terrain, what to eat & drink, plus tips for success in your first half marathon.
Ultrarunning Training Tips
I used to get blisters on my feet after 24+ hour ultramarathons. Then I learned this secret to prevent blisters when running: wrapped feet! No more blisters.
The 24-hour run has become popular, so I’ve decided to share my best tips and recommendations based on my own experience running 24-hour ultramarathons.
Triathlon Training Tips
Being a devoted triathlete — and all that comes with it — can seem quite overwhelming. Sometimes it’s difficult to know where to begin. Here’s how I would approach getting started for a newcomber to the sport of triathlon.
All the best winter training guidelines for triathletes in search of cold weather training tips for the off-season.
Nutrition & Fitness
You’ve heard of the runners high, but have you experienced it yourself? Is it a fact or just an urban myth? Here’s what I’ve learned about the runner’s high
I started running many years ago, and never stopped. Running is my religion. Why do you run? What are your reasons? Here’s why I run.