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Training for your first 5K, Part 5 – Managing Expectations & Race Day Strategies

It’s finally here – RACE DAY! You’ve worked really hard to get to this point, and this week, we’re going to cover all kinds of strategies to make sure you run your best race and (most importantly) have an awesome time too!   After all those weeks of training and preparing, it’s completely normal to feel nervous in the […]

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Training For Your First 5K, Part 4 – Dealing With Injuries

Hey there – welcome back! We’ve covered a lot of material over the past few weeks: finding time to train, staying motivated throughout the process, and choosing a training plan that’s right for you. Next up is dealing with injuries. Despite following your training plan to the letter, injuries do sometimes happen. How you handle them can have […]

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Training For Your First 5K, Part 3: Choosing a Training Plan

Hey there, and welcome back to the Training For Your First 5K series! Over the last two weeks, we’ve covered some important stuff: finding the time to train and staying motivated throughout the process. Now, it’s time to decide how you’re going to do the actual training. You could, of course, just lace up your […]

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Training For Your First 5K, Part 2: Staying Motivated

Hey there, and welcome back to the Training For Your First 5K series! Last week, I went over making the time to train. It can be quite a challenge to fit your training runs into your busy schedule, but once you’ve figured it out, it’s onto the next hurdle: staying motivated.   Motivation v.s. Willpower […]

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Training For Your First 5K, Part 1: Making the Time to Train

Hey everyone! Welcome to my very first blog post on the RunBuzz site. I’m so excited to be here and to have the opportunity to present this 5-part series on training for your first 5K. Each week, I’ll cover a common challenge for beginning runners and review some strategies for staying on track throughout the […]

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