Road Races

I have never run in a Road Race. What should I consider in picking my first race? Once you run in one, you will run in another. Most races are a great way to re-energize your training. It is tough to just train and train without a goal in site. So first, before we answer your question, we want to encourage you to follow through - make the plunge and enter a race. There are basically seven things to consider: Distance - your first race should probably be a 5K. This distance is long enough to let you get into a rhythm and long enough so that you will get feedback as to where you are in your ... Read more