Tag: half marathon

NJ Half Marathon Training Recap: Weeks 1-4

It has been three years, so it’s time to be crazy—well half crazy. Crossing the finish line at a half marathon race is one of the most emotionally powerful moments I have experienced in my life. A feeling so amazing, I did it three times. And after taking time away from racing to just enjoy

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This Is How You Know You’re Ready For Half Marathon Training: Week 1 Recap

Getting back to running has literally been a one step in front of the other experience for me post-baby. It didn’t matter that I ran well late into my third trimester, or that once I got my eight weeks clear after delivery I was on that treadmill. Falling in love with running again has been

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12 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule

You set the goal and signed up for the race. Now it’s time to start training in preparation for your half marathon. Here is an example of a 12 week half marathon training schedule: No matter if it’s your first, fifth or 100th half marathon, it’s important to stick to your scheduled runs in order

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Are You Ready To Race? Just Sign Up And Set That Goal

If you ever contemplate whether or not you should go for a run, just do it. You won’t regret it even if it winds up being a slow and steady jog. The same applies to when contemplating whether or not you should make that jump and go ahead and sign up for your first race.

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What Celebrities Have Ran A Marathon

Our culture puts Hollywood A-listers on a pedestal, but you may be surprised to find some put the pedal to the medal as far as running goes. Forrest Gump isn’t the only person on the big screen to enjoy running. While celebs sure know how to live the life of luxury, they also know how

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Apple’s Watch Reveal Features Marathoner Christy Turlington Burns: Why The Apple Watch Is Ideal For Runners

Today was Apple’s highly-anticipated “Spring Forward” event that featured the reveal of the iWatch. Runners may be interested to know that Apple CEO Tim Cook spent a decent time during the discussion to talk about how the Apple Watch may be the perfect tech gadget for runners. Cook’s presentation featured the appearance of model, marathoner

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When To Take A Break From Half Marathon Training

Wanted to take a minute to bring you all up to speed on my half marathon training. After finishing my  5k in 30-minutes, 30-seconds, I had never felt so strong! However, I was super sore the next day and moved by long-distance run from Sunday to Monday. I also had to make some other adjustments,

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Third Time’s The Charm: Training For My Third Half Marathon

There is something so exciting about starting a new adventure—especially when it comes to training. In just 12 short weeks, a cocktail of nerves and excitement will flow through my veins, as I cross the finish line buzzed with accomplishment. I can hardly wait. But race day is more about having fun and enjoying the

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Fresh starts.

There is something refreshing about fresh starts. They kind of feel like how your lungs feel when early morning, pre-winter air enters, taking you by surprise. I love signing up for races because they motivated me to work hard the month or plus before the actual day, keeping be inspired, fit, healthy, and feeling good—both

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