Everyone knows I’m a big Gatorade dork. I was a loyal Gatorade fan (I’d drink it for breakfast when I was a newbie runner) even before TBR was born. So, when I heard that Gatorade was having its first running event for the community I was thrilled. Finally! I thought. I blocked my schedule for this run even if I wasn’t planning on joining any races anymore for the rest of the year after Osaka Marathon. (more…)
The half marathon is a favored distance among many. For experienced runners, it provides enough of a physical and mental challenge without wearing one down during training or on race day like a marathon. For newer runners, it is the distance that takes one from being a recreational runner into an endurance athlete. A half distance is by no means half of just anything; it’s a full on challenge that should be taken seriously with proper training and preparation.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you may have heard that Gatorade will be having its Gatorade Run with 11k and 22k. I hear Gatorade is preparing a lot of surprises for us runners in the last kilometer of the run. Now, if you truly want to be alive enough to experience all that as you run towards the finish line, you may want to read my tips on how to prepare for your first 21k: (more…)