Lacing up your shoes as a new runner and training for your first race is an exciting, rewarding experience. You’ll have the chance to get in the best shape of your life, but more than that you’ll experience new things and expand your athletic horizons. You’re joining an inclusive and supportive community of motivated people on a journey of self-discovery. You’ll tackle new challenges and likely learn more about yourself in the next few months than you have in the past few years.
But you probably have some questions:
- How much should I run per week?
- How can I get faster?
- Should I run races for time or just to finish?
- How do I stay healthy and prevent injuries?
Starting a training program for the first time can be an overwhelming endeavor, but below we’ll provide the answers to these questions to ensure you enjoy your new sport, have a great race experience and a…