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Half Marathons & Marathons

Beginner Marathon Training Schedule

October 30, 2017 Christine Luff 0

This 20-week marathon training program is designed to help you run/walk to the finish line of your marathon (26.2 miles). To start this plan, you should have been run/walking for at least six months and […]

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Half Marathons & Marathons

Half Marathon Spectator Sign Ideas

September 12, 2017 Christine Luff 1

Half marathon runners love to read signs as they cover the 13.1-mile race distance. Here are some inspirational and humorous quotes for spectators’ signs: WTF: Where’s The Finish? You’re not a runner. You’re a half […]

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Half Marathons & Marathons

What If I Can’t Finish a Race?

May 30, 2017 Christine Luff 0

I’m sure most runners can tell you about at least DNF (Did Not Finish) race story. For me, it was a half marathon in Brooklyn.  I remember pulling my calf muscle at mile 3 and […]

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Training

6 Tips for Running a Faster 5K

May 29, 2017 Christine Luff 0

So you’ve already done a 5K and now you’ve got a goal for your next one:  Beat your finishing time!  Many beginner runners run faster 5Ks after their initial one because they feel a lot […]

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Running

Learn From My Running Mistakes

April 8, 2016 Christine Luff 3

When I first started long distance running, I learned a lot through trial and error (big emphasis on the error part). To help other runners avoid learning similar painful lessons the hard way, here are […]