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Ring in the New Year with a Run

This year I started the new year with a 5K run – my third one so far! It’s a friendly run/race hosted by my running club, the Sparta Runners Club. But I figure if I’m going I’m going to go

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Proper Pacing Will Make You a Better Runner

Practice Different Paces “A lot of people understand only two levels of pacing: Running as fast as they can or easy jogging,” North says. To get a sense of what different paces feel like, try this short workout: Warm up

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Running on Snow & Ice (Head Start for Spring / Summer Races)

SHOW UP [Notice: Empty (frozen) parking lot, no cars] DO A FEW 360’S ON THE SNOW & ICE BUNDLE UP, IT’S FREEZING OUT HERE SMILE… RUN IS DONE (Slow but Fun, some slipping but thankfully no spills) ONE MORE SELFIE

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Race Report – First 5K of the Year

Event: Sparta Runners – Resolution 5K Run Host: Sparta Runners Club Location: Station Park, Station Rd, Sparta, NJ, USA Distance: 5K Official Time: 00:21:06 (Current Personal Record) My Time: 00:21:08 Place: 1/25 total participants Warm Up: 1-mile easy Cool Down: Another 5K Pre-Race Meals: Veggie Lasagna

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Training for your first 5K – Zero to 5K in 12 weeks via @washingtonpost

By Gabriella Boston, Published: July 16 E-mail the writer In three months, you could run a 5K even if you have never run in your life.If you are otherwise healthy, 12 weeks of training is all you need in order to make that 5K

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