WOULD YOU LIKE TO RUN THIS HALF MARATHON? Click on the photo to read this half marathon course description - Show me another place
Top 10 tips for hydrating when training for a half marathon - Getting fluids in you during your long runs is key for optimal training. But how much, when and why? Here are 10 tips to making sense of it all, by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of the best-selling "Marathoning for Mortals", the "Running for Mortals" and "Training for Mortals" series.
Should you fear the thirteenth mile? - As runners approach the start of a half marathon, a lot of superstitions come to play a relevant role. It is amazing how many varieties of pre-race preparation routines exist. Some will eat always the same breakfast, some will not shave on race day, some other will listen to their lucky tune, or tie their running shoes in a specific fashion. But what about that final half marathon mile, mile 13?
13.1 and done - There are some truly great marathon finish lines: Boston, with the run up Boylston; New York, running through Central Park; Chicago, heading up Michigan Avenue. They are all views not to be missed. My problem with these finishes was that by the time I got there, with the exception of Chicago, the sun was already going down. This may help explain why I've become more and more excited about running half marathons. After all, my half marathon time is pretty good - if it was for a full marathon.