Strategy

Five Ways to Tune Up Your Tune-Up Race Strategy: Perfect 10 Case Study

Posted by on September 5, 2013 at 6:30 am

Tune-up races can be a terrific asset in your training arsenal. They can also quickly become a liability if you make mistakes in their management. Here are five ways to get the most out of your investment in tune-up races.

Ten Lessons from Ten Marathons

Posted by on October 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Over the course of ten marathons, you learn a thing or two about preparing for and executing the event. Here are ten such lessons learned through the years, offered in the hope that they will help you achieve your goals sooner.

The Ultimate Race-Specific Training: Scouting the Course

Posted by on September 25, 2012 at 10:24 pm

You can’t get more race specific in your training than to actually scout the course by foot. Here’s some tips on how to make the most of just such an opportunity.

Major Announcement: GPS Watch Race Results Now Considered “Official”

Posted by on March 11, 2012 at 10:30 pm

In a shocking announcement, the Boston Marathon announces that it will no longer certify race courses, and will instead rely on individual runners’ GPS watches to determine qualification, thus avoiding the threat of a lawsuit.

How to Build the Ability to Run by Feel

Posted by on February 8, 2012 at 7:45 pm

Gaining the ability to run by feel can be key to successfully executing a race strategy, and running more by time than distance provides improvements to your training.