5k and 10k

I want to find… Your First Race Race day nerves and no stranger for even the most seasoned runner. Here’s what to expect before, during and after your first race. How to Run a Faster Mile Running a faster mile doesn’t have to feel impossible. Try these simple tricks to run faster and improve your … Read More

Half and Full Marathon

How to Taper for the Race Once the long runs are complete and race day nears, it’s time to taper. Learn how to gradually decrease mileage and intensity to show up at the start feeling mentally and physically strong. Build Mental Strength The physical challenge on long distance running is only half the battle. Here’s … Read More

5k Pace Chart: Running Paces from 5 – 16 Minutes Per Mile

Whether you’re hoping to complete the distance for the first time or trying to place in your age group, using a 5k pace chart can provide helpful guidance on race day. What is a 5k pace chart? A 5k pace chart, sometimes referred to as a time chart, breaks down your overall time at each … Read More

Tempo Run Training: Meaning, Pace Calculator, Heart Rate and Examples

Tempo Run Training: Meaning, Pace Calculator, Heart Rate and Examples

Tempo run training is an effective way for runners to get faster, gain endurance and improve their mental game. However, with so different styles and variations to consider, understanding the meaning of a tempo run is crucial for success. How do you run a tempo run? The purpose of a tempo run is the same whether … Read More

Couch to 10k Training Program

Couch to 10k Training Program

There is something really special about the 10k race distance. 6.2 miles seems to be the perfect distance to really push yourself without causing injury, burnout or requiring year-round training. Today, David Dack from Runner’s Blueprint is sharing a 10k training program that takes you from walking to running 6.2 miles in just 13 weeks. … Read More

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

The transition back to reality and a daily routine is always a bit rough after vacation. However, adjusting my training after a week in Hawaii turned out to bed significantly easier than I had expected. After a successful 10 mile run before the week began, I was feeling more adjusted and motivated than usual after … Read More