Take It and Run Thursday: How to Run Your Best Half Marathon
Posted Jan 22 2009 3:55pm
Welcome to Take It and Run Thursday!
It' s our way to bring together the knowledge of all of us ordinary runners. It' s the virtual equivalent to putting our virtual heads together. Even though many of us aren' t elite athletes, coaches or authors, it doesn' t mean that we haven' t earned a well deserved PhD in running. Whether you are starting out, have 50 years of running under your belt or somewhere in between - all of us have lessons learned that make us wiser and better runners.
Today' s theme is ....How to Run Your Best Half Marathon in 2009. Calling all half marathon lovers this week! Share your best tip on how you and others can run their best half marathon this year. We will leave it up to you to define what "best" means - it could be fastest, most enjoyable, building block to a marathon, etc, etc
Next weeks theme is .... Why Don' t They Get It? The Marathon-explained. What is it that attracts us to the marathon? What is so special that we give us so much and run for so long just for the pleasure of yet running more on the big day? Why do we do it over and over? How do you explain the mysterious pull of the marathon and why don' t they get it? Why do you run marathons?