Beginner Running Tips & Training

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Running for beginners

9 5Ks to Run in 2014
By Maile Proctor

Whether you're running 3.1 for the first time or looking for an event to add to your race calendar, here are nine 5Ks you can run in 2014.

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How Long Is a 5K?
By Giselle Domdom

How long is a 5K? Here's your breakdown of this doable road running distance.

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If Running Feels Too Hard, Try This
By Danny Dreyer

Running is for everyone, no matter your experience, age or size. It doesn't have to be hard, and it doesn't have to hurt. You just need the right appr

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Why Too Much Running Is Bad for Your Health
By Elizabeth Narins, Women's Health

When it comes to running and other forms of vigorous exercise, more isn't always better. Rack up too many miles each week and you may actually harm&md

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Half-Marathon Training for Beginners
By Michael Clarke

Half-marathon training is crucial for success at the 13.1 race distance. But that's even more so for newbies. Find out what you need to know to maximi

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