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How to Find Your Perfect 5k Race Pace

How to Find Your Perfect 5k Race PaceDid you know that finding out exactly how fast or how slow to go on a 5K makes every run much better? Unfortunately, many runners tend to look at their gps watch for their time and not focusing on what pace the are running.In an effort to improve […] The post How to Find Your Perfect 5k Race Pace appeared first on Train for a 5K.com.

Ten Great Chris Cornell Songs For Your Running Playlists

As a long time fan of Chris Cornell (lead singer and songwriter for Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple of the Dog), I was devastated to hear of his sudden unexpected passing this last Wednesday. I'm normally not the kind of person who...Show More Summary

How to Run a 21 Minute 5K (or LESS!)

Ready to PR your Next 5K? Here’s How to Run any 5K in 21 Minutes or Faster.SharesNo matter how fit and in shape you think you are, running an entire 5K is always a grueling experience that will shake your confidence to the core. Don’t worry; you’re not alone. Show More Summary

Communing in the Redwoods at The 2017 Avenue of the Giants Marathon

In the far reaches of the Northern California coastline lies a magical ancient forest, stunning in its revelatory power. Giant coastal redwoods, in one of their last native habitats on the planet, have stood here for millennia. Their...Show More Summary

Nike Sub-2 Hour Marathon Attempt Will Be Broadcast Live This Friday

If you're interested in watching the Nike Sub-2 Hour Marathon Attempt at the Formula 1 track in Monza, Italy, this Friday, it will be streamed live at Nike's Facebook page, Runners World, and LetsRun.com at 11:45 p.m. Eastern/8:45 p.m. Show More Summary

How to Set Challenging But Attainable Running Goals

How to Set Challenging But Attainable Running Goals for Your Next 5KWhether you’re a new to running or a season 5K runner looking to tone up for the next race, setting tough but realistic running goals will be a major key to success....Show More Summary

The 5 Benefits of Running Intervals for 5K Runners

The Top 5 Benefits of Running Intervals for 5K RunnersDid you know that active recovery is actually 10 times better for runners than stopping to catch a break? That’s right, while it might be tempting to sit down or lie flat after an intense running regimen, it might actually do you more harm than good. Show More Summary

Rebel Run at the 2017 Boston Marathon

The 2017 Boston Marathon was my 13th consecutive running of this iconic event, and once again, the experience exceeded all expectations. There’s nothing quite like this quintessential American road race - it consistently conjures a unique...Show More Summary

The 5 Best Shorts for Tough Mudder or Mud Runs

The 5 Best Shorts for Tough Mudder (or Mud Runs) and How to Find the Perfect Pair for YouIn just a few short years, mud runs and insanely challenging events like Tough Mudder have taken the sporting and fitness industry by storm. Along...Show More Summary

Book Review - The Trail Runner’s Companion, A Step-By-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing

I recently had the chance to read a sneak preview copy of Sarah Lavender Smith’s new book, The Trail Runner’s Companion – A Step-By-Step Guide to Trail Running and Racing from 5k's To Ultras, which will be released on June 1st, 2017 (and is now available for pre-order). Show More Summary

John Kelly and Gary Robbins Make Barkley Marathons History

The Barkley Marathons, notorious for being one of the most challenging ultramarathons in the world (and beautifully chronicled in the documentary, The Barkley Marathons - The Race That Eats Its Young), had two epic finishes this weekend for 2017. Show More Summary

Win a Free Trip to the UK For Some Crazy Fell Running!

Have you ever wanted to race in the historic Lake District of the UK, the true home of fell running? How about an all-expense-paid trip for FREE?!? Well, you are in luck... My shoe sponsor, inov-8, has recently launched the GET A GRIP COMPETITION where seven lucky winners will get a 5-day trip to the UK to race the 9-mile Skiddaw Fell Race. Show More Summary

Practicing Joy at the 2017 Marin Ultra Challenge 50k

"Practice joy" That was my goal at the 2017 Inside Trail Marin Ultra Challenge 50k last Saturday. No time goals, no sprints for podium finishes, not even a watch or headphones to distract me. Instead, focus on being in the moment, appreciating...Show More Summary

How To Be A Sponsored Athlete - Commentary on Ambassadors, Elite Athletes, and Professionals

Last week, a few people forward me a Trail Runner Magazine article entitled "Getting Sponsored Isn't Just About Being Fast (Pro Athletes Offer Their Advice)", and asked me "is that how you got your sponsors?". Ummm, sort of?!? The article...Show More Summary

Hungry After Workout? Here Are 3 Proven Tips To Avoid Overeating

Hungry After Workout? Here Are 3 Proven Tips To Avoid OvereatingSharesDo you worry about overeating after your workout? Can't control your urge to eat a cheeseburger or pancake? Don't worry, you are not alone. Read on to learn about why you go hungry after exercising and what to do about it. Show More Summary

Best Sellers & Running Deals -2/25 -3/7

Best Sellers & Running Deals - Week of 2/27-3/5 - 2017SharesIn my quest to continue to be extremely helpful and provide a ton of value to you, below are a five really good deals on running gear/related items we were able to find. If you find a deal that you think we should add, send […] The post Best Sellers & Running Deals -2/25 -3/7 appeared first on Train for a 5K.com.

How To Avoid Having To Poop While Running

How To Avoid Having To Poop While RunningShares?Ever felt the overwhelming urge to poop while running? You are not alone. Famed runners Utta Pippig, Tegla Loroupe, Steve Jones, Rosie Ruiz, and Paul Radcliffe have a?l?l had to take a sudden bathroom break while competing. Show More Summary

Muddy Mayhem at the FOURmidable 50k (2017 USATF 50k Trail National Championships)

Formidable (Fohr-med-a-bull) – Causing fear, dread, awe, or discouragement as a result of size, strength, or some other impressive feature; commanding respect; causing wonder or astonishment. Difficult to defeat or overcome. FOURmidable 50k – the above, plus 31 miles of mud and 6,000' of climbing. Show More Summary

What is a Virtual 5K & Top 10 Reasons to Run One This Year

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Top Runner’s Playlist for 2016

Our Favorite Running Songs - The Top Running's Playlist for 20166Shares512016 brought us some really good tunes. Throughout the year I added over 1000 songs to my running playlist. Below is the list of my favorite tunes in a simple to follow playlist. Show More Summary

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