I love to run longer distances. I've run my share of marathons and will probably run many more. But, I've come to love the half-marathon. It's a great distance to race - and even though it's not as long as a marathon, it's still a great accomplishment and takes discipline in training.
Here are my top 5 reasons to plan a half-marathon race:
OK, I'll be the first one to admit it - I hate running in the wind. Somehow, it's alright if I'm running along the beach - but that's another story. But, running on windy days is something that we all have to learn to cope with. Here are some tips for running in the wind.1. Plan your run so that you start out heading out facing into the wind. This gives you a little extra work-out with the resistance heading out. Doing this will also help you on the way back.