High Five Events Cancels 3M Half Marathon, Postpones Austin Marathon

High Five Events cancels 3M Half Marathon, April 25th is new date for the Austin Half Marathon High Five Events postpones the 2021 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour and cancels the 2021 3M Half Marathon presented by…
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3 Ways to Improve Your Downhill Running Technique

Advice to prevent injury and improve your downhill running technique Jogging uphill can be a difficult feat from a cardio perspective, but running downhill is a lot more challenging for your body. Why? Muscles shorten and lengthen or contract…
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5 Ways to Maintain Your Training During the Holidays

Training during the holidays is tougher, don’t let it slip with our advice The holidays are around the corner and your training is going well. You’re progressing nicely and increasing your distance as planned. You’re feeling well, eating…
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Stretches for Runners Who Sit All Day

If you’re at a desk all day, these stretches for runners will keep the blood flowing For people who love to be active, a desk job can be disadvantageous. Not only does it limit your active time, but also creates muscle stiffness and lethargy.…
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Hilarious Running Memes That’ll Brighten Your Day

Runners love running. But sometimes running doesn’t always love runners back. It’s important to remember why we run and be grateful that we can. A good laugh can also help, especially when one of the running memes below hits close to home!…
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Make Running Easier When You Follow these 12 Tips

12 tips that could make running easier Would you like to improve running? Are factors like motivation, stamina, and ability holding you back? Did you know jogging or running on a regular basis can reduce your chances of acquiring diseases like…
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Increase Your Speed with these 7 Tips

These tips can help you increase your speed as a runner Whether you're a first-time runner or not, you will eventually want to increase your speed. This is the best way to set new PRs! You’ll have to put in the work though. It takes hard…
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Follow this Helpful Long-Run Recovery Timeline

Recover faster with our 6-step long-run recovery timeline Your 3M Half Marathon training plan will include long runs which will progressively increase over time. They’re the core to building the endurance needed to achieve your goals. Just…
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How to Effectively Warm-Up Before You Run

Don’t begin your next run until you learn how to effectively warm-up Going out on a run can be risky if you haven't effectively warmed up. Warming up has a crucial role to play in how well your body will perform during your run. If you don't…