Randy Widbin is a 60 year old Pastor from Sioux Center Iowa. When he ran his first marathon in 1983, he planned to run one at age 40. Well, time escaped him and this past year, he set out to see if a 12-15 miles per week, recreational runner could successfully complete a marathon at age 60 at the 2015 Twin Cities Marathon. This is a great read for runners of any age!
We’re excited to now offer three online marathon training programs! Choose a level of communication you’d like from us (none, some, a lot), your level of training (beginner, intermediate, advanced), and we will create an account and load in your 16 week training plan, then watch you smash your next marathon! Keep reading to get started.
Learning how to run faster is a complicated process, but something most runners want. It involves a lot of dedication, focus and specific training. Before any of that however, it requires these four things. They are super simple, and essential for any runner who wants to get faster. Keep reading as Justin lays the groundwork for our new series.
Hurrah for Spring Racing! As you can see, there are oodles more races and other events on the April 2016 Minnesota race calendar. Minnesotans should be able to enjoy fewer layers, and more miles without worry about slipping on the ice. That must mean spring is in sight! Take out those (potentially dusty) running shoes, grab your planning calendar, and start registering for some great spring races.
Climbing stairs has tremendous benefits for runners. Each step is an extended plyometric session. It’s like doing a whole bunch of mini squats and lunges over and over and over again. On February 6th, you can join a group of people who have access to a big building, and also just happen to be climbing to raise money for a great cause.