6 Tips for Racing a Half Marathon

Tips For Racing a Half Marathon

Many runners will agree that racing a half marathon is unlike any other running event. Not short and sweet like a 5k, but also not slow and steady like a marathon, the half marathon is an entirely different beast that must be treated accordingly. Here are some tips for racing a half marathon.

Don’t Call it “Just a Half”
When a half marathon is part of a longer event, such as a marathon, runners often sell ...

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7 Best Half Marathons in the Country

Half Marathons

With the surging popularity of both half marathons and runcations, choosing an upcoming race has never been more fun. Half marathons can now be found every single weekend in every part of the country. Listed below are only a few of the best races located across the country.

Estes Park Half Marathon, Estes Park, CO
Billed as one of the highest altitude races in the country, the highest point of this half marathon tops out around 7,500 feet ...

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Couch to Half Marathon Training Plan

Couch to Half Marathon Training

With the ever-increasing popularity of half marathons, many people are deciding to run one for the first time. In fact, according to data compiled by RunningUSA, there were over 2 million half marathon finishers in 2015, which is an all-time high. With new races popping up every year across the country to reflect this trend, it has never been easier to find a race. If half marathons are the new 5k, why not commit to ...

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Six Stages of Racing a Half Marathon

Half Marathon Racing

The night before your first half marathon you may envision standing on the starting line and find yourself wondering what to expect. The past 3 or 4 months of hard work have all built up to what will occur over the course of a few hours, which will be filled with a myriad of emotions.

Miles 1 – 5: Confidence
After the gun goes off and you are on your way, the first five miles will feel easy. You ...

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