Understand Your Running Condition Before Running a 5K

This time of year is a great time of year to sign up for a 5K race.  if you have decided to run in a 5K, then you will need to incorporate a training plan.  One of the first things that I suggest to do is assess your running condition.  Answer the following questions in order to find out where you are as a runner. Assessment to Determine Running Condition for 5K Training 5K Assessment […] Read more »

Running for Beginners: 10 Keys to Training for a 5K or 10K (Part 2)

This is the second post in a two part series on race-training for beginners.  Hopefully, at some point you will use that fit body of yours that we have been developing, and show it off to the world! The tips in the last post included building a base, goals, less is more, recovery and constancy.  In this post, I will provide the rest of the tips and help you run a race even if it […] Read more »

Running for Beginners: 10 Keys to Training for a Race (Part 1)

keys to success

Congratulations! You decided to run a 5K race or a 10K race.   Or maybe you are still thinking about it, and just want to know some good training concepts.  Either way, the following will help you be a better runner, and will help you look good when you run in a race, even if it is your first one. Here are 10 Keys for Beginners to Train for a 5K or 10K Race (Part 1) […] Read more »

How to Run a Race Even if You are a Beginner Runner

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One of the best things about learning to run is to join up with may other runners in a road race.  You get to meet new people, learn new things, and see how well you are doing compared to others in your category of age and ability.  Right now there are races being held all over, and I am sure there are several races begin held in your community.  Today we are going to cover […] Read more »

The 5-Week Transition Plan for New Runners

Recently, I wrote a 8-week running schedule for those who are absolute newbie runner, and think that running to the bathroom is  workout. That schedule was called the Jump Starter Plan for New Runners. f you have conquered that schedule already, or if you can run for about 10 minutes without a walk break, then you may be ready for the next in the series, which is dubbed the 5-Week Transition Plan. The reason that […] Read more »

Join the WordPress Worldwide 5k This Week

WordPress is a software that helps people blog, and it has been at the forefront of the blogging movement since it has started to take off some years ago.  The makers of this software, Automattic, has decided to get off of there computer chair, and out running.  To help motivate them to do this, they even created a 5K event for all of their platform users.  And, since I am a blogger and a runner, […] Read more »