STAFF BLOG GETTING IN GEAR Tips from Experienced Runners
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As the weather warms up it’s time to re-examine running clothes. Gone are the multiple layers and mittens, it’s time to lighten up. In this week’s Getting in Gear with Josh and Erin, Fargo Marathon Director Mark Knutson looks at spring/summer running clothes while Go Far Woman director Sue Knutson gives you tips on buying a running bra.
The guesswork has gone out of training. Today’s technology makes it easier than ever to train for a race. In today’s episode of “Getting in Gear with Josh and Erin”, Fargo Marathon Director Mark Knutson gives our runners pointers on the best high tech gadgets to use.
“Into every life a little rain must fall.” In the case of training for a race, you might say, “Into every run, a little ache or pain might happen.”
Injuries are common for first time and less experienced runners. How do you know when it’s serious or something you can work through?
Runners aren’t built by running alone. You can’t run everyday, so what do you do on “off” days?
That’s the focus of episode #8 of Getting in Gear with Josh and Erin.
For the past few weeks, we’ve been watching as Fargo Marathon director Mark Knutson trains a couple of less-experienced athletes on how to run a race.
If it’s a Saturday morning and you happen to stop into any coffee shop in Fargo-Moorhead you might just see a table full of smiling runners downing their morning coffee. Tracy Clow is one of them. The Fargo woman is an avid runner who finds inspiration running alongside others.
One of the most overlooked but essential elements of training for a race is what you do before and after your run. Stretching and cooling down properly help you resist injury and increase your fitness level.
Now that our Getting in Gear runners, Josh Thomas and Erin Mayer, are properly outfitted in shoes and clothing it’s time they learn the ABC’s of how to run. It’s not as easy as strapping on the shoes and hitting the road.
Fargoans Josh Thomas and Erin Mayer are in week #2 of training to run the half-marathon and 10K races respectively at the Fargo Marathon. Fargo Marathon founder and director Mark Knutson is working as their trainer. Here are 5 quick tips from Knutson if you’re starting to train for any of the Fargo Marathon races.
Perham, Minn. - Perham senior runner Keeghan Hurley’s No. 1 ranking in Minnesota Class 1A means nothing to him. Hurley has his own finish lines, and he’s been getting there before everyone ever since he was racing kids to the playground out the doors of Heart of the Lakes Elementary.
GRAND FORKS – Normally, after completing a race, Karly Ackley will turn around and greet fellow runners as they finish. On Saturday, however, Ackley collapsed at the finish line and wasn’t able to check on her opponents.
Greg DeVillers / Forum News Service
, October 12, 2013
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