Race for the eXtraordinary: Using Races to Train for Other Races

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Using Races to Train for Other Races

With so many of you training for an upcoming fall marathon, I thought it would be important to include a training tip now (in the very early stages of your training) about how you can use other races to help you train for your main, target race later.

As this article published in Competitor.com points out, there are basically two reasons to sign up and run races that aren’t your “goal” races: (1) for fun or (2) for training (though often it is for a mix of both).

What races are YOU using this summer to help you train and prepare for your GOAL race in the fall? Let me know so I can add it to our calendar – and don’t forget to post about it on our Facebook group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RDSRunners/

Read more at http://running.competitor.com/2016/04/training/use-races-train-races_148413#7f4PeYXWKlQf7i4q.99

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