Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Hill?

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Hill? Hills will make you stronger. For the most part, you don’t need to run fast uphill to get stronger, especially when you’re just starting to train. Start out by including hills in some of your runs or walks a couple times a week to let your hips, glutes, … Read more

Train for the Festival of Miles: One Mile At a Time

Train for the Festival of Miles: One Mile At a Time Here is a 5-week training schedule to start you on your running adventure, one mile at a time. Week 1:  April 24-30 Run for 10 minutes or 1 mile (whichever comes first) at an effort level that feels relaxed.  Don’t push the pace.  If … Read more