WOULD YOU LIKE TO RUN THIS HALF MARATHON? Click on the photo to read this half marathon course description - Show me another place
13.1 and done - There are some truly great marathon finish lines: Boston, with the run up Boylston; New York, running through Central Park; Chicago, heading up Michigan Avenue. They are all views not to be missed. My problem with these finishes was that by the time I got there, with the exception of Chicago, the sun was already going down. This may help explain why I've become more and more excited about running half marathons. After all, my half marathon time is pretty good - if it was for a full marathon.
Top 10 tips for hydrating when training for a half marathon - Getting fluids in you during your long runs is key for optimal training. But how much, when and why? Here are 10 tips to making sense of it all, by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of the best-selling "Marathoning for Mortals", the "Running for Mortals" and "Training for Mortals" series.
Why is the half marathon so popular? - In recent years, there has been an explosion of half marathon races across the United States. Why has the half marathon increased in participation? Here are some thoughts. Source: WorldwideRunning.com.