TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K & 1 Mile Training Plans

It’s May!  Time to sharpen up for the MMD 5K or 1 Mile race on the weekend of June 5-7.  Here are some training ideas to keep you motivated.  Get out early and get these done before it gets too hot.  I recommend going out between 6-7 AM.  I promise you’ll enjoy it more and … Read more

WOG Workout for the Week of March 25

Tuesday Speed Workout (on your own) The Middle WorkoutBy distance:1 Mile @ Tempo pace + 800 easy +2 x 800 @ 10K pace + 400 easy after each + 1 Mile @ Tempo pace.or… By time:8 min. @ Tempo + 4 min. easy +2 x 4 min. @ 10K + 2 min. easy after each + 8 … Read more

Exercise and Immune Health

Immune Health & Exercise To help us think about how to stay safe during this public health crisis, we looked at a few academic articles in the field of immune health and exercise.  As with all fields, there are competing viewpoints, but we’ve leaned on these sources for the following information and we are grateful … Read more

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Training Through a Health Crisis

GENERAL TRAINING ADVICE Given that there is significant uncertainty about the implications of the coronavirus and COVID-19, the following advice is given recognizing that the current situation may change, so please stay alert and take all recommended precautions to keep yourself and your community healthy. Keep moving.  At this moment, cities and states throughout the … Read more

Training on Trails

Why trails? The simple answer is, running on trails adds variety to your training.  Running and hiking over uneven terrain produces different physical challenges that improve strength and coordination.  Basically, you become a better overall athlete.  Not to mention, trail running is usually more scenic.  Ever looked up and been in complete awe of the … Read more

Look At These Medals!

Take a peek at the next 2 Triple Crown coaster medals.. We just got a look at our new coaster medals and we think they are beautiful!  If you are already registered for the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown series, you will receive your next 2 medals at the Tucson 10K and Get Moving Tucson Half … Read more

Save $70 per night at the downtown AC Marriott

We are getting closer to the Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run and Festival Miles and it’s the perfect weekend for a stay-cation!  The downtown AC Marriott is offering race participants $70 off per night.  Reserve your room for the June 1 weekend and you’ll be steps away from the race venue as well as … Read more

5K Training Starts Now!

Workouts for the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run The following workouts will progress from shorter intervals of effort to longer intervals with the goal of maintaining a faster running pace for longer amounts of time.  Here are 8 workouts, one for each week before the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K on Saturday night, … Read more

Workout of the Week – January 12, 2018

Workout of the Week – January 12, 2018 Workouts:Always get in at least a 10-minute warm-up & cool down run before and after a workout.  If it’s colder or if you’ve been sitting all day, you need to do more to get your muscles warm before stressing them.  Dynamic stretches and strides will help. Sample Workout: … Read more