Competitive Fun

Helpful tips, techniques, and advice for those who enjoy participating in competitive running, biking, or swimming events.

How To Train For A Half Marathon: A Very Detailed Half Marathon Training Program For Beginners

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.

5 Things To Unlearn About Ultrarunning

Here are 5 ways to embrace the true spirit of ultrarunning. But to do this, you’ll have to unlearn a few things you’ve been told or picked up along the way.