VISIT TO GET HELP WITH A RUNNING OR WALKING GOAL
If you have not yet checked out the STARTER CHECKLIST PAGE, give it a quick look. It will help organize your efforts to begin running or walking towards a goal accomplishment.
The #1 task is to REQUEST Earned Runs bibs, of course.
The remainder of the tips and advice may seem to be heavily oriented towards ‘safety’. Ask people you know who once ran for sport, but who no longer do so, "why?" There is a decent chance that at one point they were sidelined by an injury and never returned to running.
BETTER TO AVOID AN INJURY than to try to come back from one or suffer recurrent problems. That's what SAFETY is all about.
If you read the recent post on February 8, 2017 about the proposed BACKPACKER MAGAZINE-inspired 'seasons' system, you’ll know that in the USA we entered a time period of increasing daylight hours, “The Brightening”, on February 4. According to their estimation, this date marks the onset of a period in which the opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy the sport is expanded. Best to get excited and train now to be ready for the upcoming season, “The Shining” that begins May 7, say the outdoor enthusiast backpackers.
The same might be true for runners and walkers, as it is for hikers.
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EARNED RUNS is edited and authored by me, runner and founder. I began participating in road races before 5Ks were common. I've been a dietitian, practiced and taught clinical pathology, and been involved with research that utilized pathology. I am fascinated with understanding the origins of disease as well as health.
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