Many half-marathoners think of the aid station as an afterthought in their race preparation. But San Diego Track Club running coach, Paul Greer, thinks this can drastically affect a runner's performance, especially those new to half-marathons.
In this video, Greer offers his running tips for approaching an aid station during a half-marathon and how slowing things down can actually set you up for race-day success.Sign up for your next half marathon race.
Paul Greer is an associate professor of Health and Exercise Science at San Diego City College and has a Master's degree in Physical Education and 26 years coaching experience.
A sub-4 minute miler, he starred on the San Diego State University track team and competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials and has a personal best time in the 1500 meters at 3:39.05. He is also the director for the very successful Rockin' 'N' Runnin' marathon training program.