Training for a Half Marathon

Learn how to get ready for your race.

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Treadmill Training for a Half Marathon
Training to run a half marathon is a very exciting time. During your training you will not only be pushing yourself physically but you will also be pushing yourself mentally. Many people who train for the half marathon come out of it tougher than before they went into it. Typically,... Read more
Training for a Half Marathon on a Treadmill
Many runners spend part of their half marathon training on treadmills for a variety of reasons. Training in the winter can often mean sub-zero temperatures and icy roads. Rather than risk frostbite or an injury from slipping on ice, many runners will choose to spend many of their winter training... Read more
12 Weeks to Your First Half Marathon – A Simple Training Plan
Congratulations! You’re already one step closer to finishing a half marathon and you probably haven’t even left your chair. Why am I so confident that you’ll be successful? Because you have it in you. Anyone can finish a half marathon. All you need is the right preparation and training. This... Read more
Training for Walking a Half Marathon
Even though most half marathons are for runners, increasingly more walkers are taking to the race course. Walking a 13.1 mile course will take a fit individual approximately 4 hours, which is a reasonable finish time for many half marathon races around the country. Even though walking may not be... Read more
Half Marathon Speed Workouts
A half marathon is a physically and mentally demanding race that requires a great deal of training to build up speed and endurance. It is a commonly known fact that beginners of long races are not focused on speed but rather on completing the race. Therefore, it’s mostly about building... Read more
7 Great GPS Watches for Running
Owning a running watch is the next best thing to having a personal coach. Runners’ watches that are GPS enabled go the extra mile by giving you the ability to track a number of vital statistics, including distance ran and pace. For outdoor runs, a GPS enabled watch is an... Read more
Top 5 Garmin Running Watches
Garmin watches are popular among sport enthusiasts for the many benefits they provide their wearers. Garmin watches are tailored to specific outdoor activities, such as running, skiing, swimming, cycling, and golf. Each watch has a variety of features that will help track and improve performance for that specific sport. In... Read more