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Pros and Cons of a Jack Daniels Half Marathon Training Plan

Jack Daniels is a legendary running coach, and many runners look to him for advice on how to train. Jack Daniels half marathon training plans are rigorous training schedules that will get you in peak shape to cover 13.1 miles. If you’re looking for a training plan to help you prepare for a half marathon, […]

Pros and Cons of the Pete Pfitzinger Half Marathon Training Plans

Looking for a training schedule to get you through 13.1 miles and hit a new PR? Here’s an overview of the Pete Pfitzinger half marathon training plans, along with some guidance on whether or not they’ll work for you. Pete is an accomplished distance runner who went on to study exercise science and write several […]

Pros and Cons of Hal Higdon Half Marathon Training Plans

Hal Higdon is a runner and a long-time writer for Runner’s World. He’s also written a lot of books about writing, and his half marathon training plans are very popular among beginners. If you’re looking for a training plan to help you prepare for a half marathon, keep reading. We’ll take a look at Hal’s […]

How to Use a 5k Pace Chart to Plan Your Next Race Strategy

Running a solid 5k race depends on your ability to pace yourself well over the course of 3.1 miles. To help you do that, I’ve created the 5k pace chart that you see below. Finding the right 5k pace can be tricky. You need to run fast, but you also need to be able to […]

How Much Should I Run? A Quick Guide to Miles Per Week

A runner’s commitment is measured in miles – or kilometers – and if you listen to enough people talk about running, you’ll inevitably wonder to yourself, “How much should I run?” There isn’t one simple answer to that. How much you should run is going to depend on your goals. So first, think about what […]

Running on an Empty Stomach: Is It a Good Idea or Bad?

Here’s a really common question among new runners: Is running on an empty stomach a good idea? The answer is going to vary a little depending on what your goals are in running. But generally speaking, it’s usually not a bad idea to run on an empty stomach, and quite often it can turn out […]

Choosing From the Many 12 Week Half Marathon Training Plans

The half marathon – 13.1 miles – is a great race. It’s not as physically draining as a full marathon, but you also can’t wing it like you can a 5k. To be prepared, you’ll need to train – using one of these 12 week half marathon training plans. I took a look at a […]

4 Tips on How to Start Running When Out of Shape

So you’re wondering how to start running when out of shape, huh? Maybe it’s January, and it’s time for a New Year’s Resolution. Maybe you just caught a glimpse of the Olympics, and you’ve caught the running bug. Or maybe you want to start running for weight loss. It doesn’t much matter the reason. But […]

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Running

I frequent a subreddit about running, r/running, and there’s a Daily Question and Answer thread. I often read this thread while I was first getting back into running, and I learned a lot from the various questions and answers. However, months later, it strikes me that so many of the same questions are asked over […]

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