Taper Tips & Setting Goals for Race Day

In just a few weeks, many of you will be running in a half marathon. Congratulations! As you begin the tapering process, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, take some time off. Rest is essential in order for your body to recover from…

Fueling before and on course at 3M Half Marathon

Following GU’s nutrition planner can help you perform your best You train for months to chase your 13.1-mile PR at 3M Half Marathon. All of your hard work leads up to Sunday, January 23rd. GU Energy Labs, the Official Energy Gel and Chew…

Why Self-Care and Recovery is Vital to Your Training

If you are like most runners, you enjoy getting up early and heading out for a run just as the world is slowly waking up from its slumber. Or, maybe you are someone who doesn’t mind catching a run after your work no matter how long your day…

Winter Weather Running: Tips & Tricks

We’ve all been there. One day you’re running on a mild 60-degree day with the sun beaming down on you, then seemingly overnight the weather drops to near-freezing levels and the wind is howling outside your window.  When the temperatures…

Fleet Feet’s Ultimate Gift Guide for Runners

Fleet Feet Austin is our go-to running store for many reasons, the most important is that they know what they are talking about. Check out this year's gift guide that they help put together. If you are still shopping for the runners…

Stay Motivated with Holiday Workout Bingo

Are you looking for a fun way to stay on track with your fitness goals? We have the perfect solution! Our holiday workout bingo is a great way to keep yourself motivated and focused during this busy time of year. You can win prizes, get fit,…
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Helpful Advice for Beginner Half Marathoners

Veteran runners provide important tips for beginner half marathoners People register for half marathons for all sorts of reasons. Some sign up because they want the sense of accomplishment that comes with crossing their first finish line. Others…