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Incorporating shorter races into your marathon build-up can be a beneficial part of your training program. If planned correctly, the shorter events will help prepare you for the upcoming 26.2 miles. Racing can provide both physical and mental benefits.
The Medtronic TC 1 Mile on May 14th is a fun, fast race in downtown Minneapolis. If you are accustomed to running longer races, this is a great opportunity to test out your speed in a fun, urban setting! Life Time Fitness has a few training tips that can help you get to the finish line quickly!
As spring weather appears, many runners are beginning a base training phase. If you are focused on the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile, most training programs begin in June or July, but any pre-season base building will pay off with higher-quality training this summer. Life Time Fitness offers some tips to help you build your mileage safely.
Running a PR takes training, a well-constructed race plan and cooperation from unknown factors such as weather. Life Time Fitness offers some strategies for success.
Winter decided to show up early this year. Many runners are facing a choice – either run on the treadmill for the next 5 months, or learn to deal with winter. If you’d rather brave the cold – at least some of the time – here are some tips to help you get the most out of your winter running.
Distance running is often an individual pursuit. We challenge ourselves to go longer or faster than we did last month, or last year. Each runner is motivated by their own personal goals. So why do so many runners choose to participate in group training?
Earlier this week, the entire world watched Meb Keflezighi win the Boston Marathon against difficult odds. He was considered past his prime. A long shot in a deep Boston field.
There is a definite learning curve in the marathon. Tips and tricks are passed on from coach to runner, from veterans to first-timers. A successful race is the result of managing many small tasks. By planning ahead, you can make your marathon experience a whole lot smoother.
If you’re training for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, TC 10 Mile, or any other fall event, you don’t want to try anything new on race day. Everything should be tested during training. This goes for shoes, clothing and – possibly most importantly – your race day fueling plan.