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Running Article Archives
- Train for a 5K Race
Advice and links to 5K running schedules.
- Training for Your First Half Marathon
Advice to help you achieve your first half marathon, topics covered include staying motivated, running for charity, building up the long run, cross training, what to eat and race day preparation.
- Orienteering - A fun way to get in some fartlek training while learning how to map read
Developed in Sweden in the late 19th century and originally used as training for military officers, orienteering is the sport of navigating by map and compass.
- Fell Running
While fell running requires a reasonable level of fitness, the sport isn't out of range for the average runner. Beginners should ease into mountain running, with plenty of hill training for conditioning.
- Running While Pregnant
Is running while pregnant safe for the average or beginning runner?
- Is There An Ultra-Marathon In You?
Just like every other race, ultra-marathons are filled with average, everyday runners - people just like you.
- Happy Trails
Tips to maximize the joys of trail running, including a video interview with an expert.
- The Fuss About Fartlek
There's no questioning its value as a way of increasing a runner's speed and overall performance.
- Hills Are Your Friends
For anyone looking to become a stronger, faster runner with improved confidence and capability, hills are your new best friend.
- Running with Dogs
Recruit a four-legged running companion and find fresh motivation to hit the road.
- Bad Weather Runs
Don't let a stretch of bad weather derail your months of training.
- Should You Run With A Cold?
Tips for a Speedy Recovery.
- Simple Rules for Safe Runs
Plan Ahead : Use these six rules to ensure your own personal safety when out running.
- Stretch It Out!
Increased Flexibility Leads to Stronger Runs.
- Race to Run, Not to Win
Why race? Aside from the obvious answer of "for the free t-shirt".
- Thinking of Running Away From Home? Go For It!
It can be a challenge to stick to a running routine at home. It's even more of a challenge to commit to your runs when traveling or on vacation. With a little forethought and planning, you can enjoy running routes all over the globe.
- Improving Your Running
Covers topics like finding consistency in your running, how to boost your motivation, extending your endurance and staying flexible, plus many other topics.
- Health Benefits of Running
A look at the physical and psychological benefits of following a regular running regime.
- Power UP
Find the Power Aid That's Right For You.
- Recovery and Regeneration
While many consider running to be corporal punishment, faithful devotees to the sport consider it to be a form of relaxation, rejuvenation, and even a spiritual and meditative practice.
About Dena Harris
Writer and author Dena Harris ran her first marathon in 2007. After declaring at the finish line that she would "never, ever, do that again," she's continued to run at least two marathons a year and recently qualified to run Boston.
Visit www.denaharris.com for information on her writing, books, running, and cats.
About Marisa Pirih
Marisa is a USA Triathlon Level I coach residing in Greensboro, NC. She is an Ironman finisher and competes nationally in long and short course triathlons, long-distance cycling, and running.
Visit evolvemultisport.com for more information.