Tip Of The Day

Build a Foundation

Add some variety to your exercise routine. Run one day and strength train the next. This will not only hold your interest in the workouts longer, but it will give your body the time it needs for recovery. Additionally, you are covering more muscle groups throughout the body and keeping the workouts motivating and different.

To build up endurance for your 5K race include some interval training as part of your regimen. Use hill sessions and up-tempo to your runs to do this. Hold a steady running pace where you do not feel like you are just about to die, but that you can keep going.

Head to the track for shorter interval runs while learning to pace yourself. Learn to conserve your energy during the first part of the race and then to let go in the second half so you can make it to the finish line of you 5K race.

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When and Where
Event Date:
Saturday, March 2, 2019

Event Location:
Durham, North Carolina
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Florence Forth

March 2, 2019 10K and 5K 8:00 am – both races start at same time Ninth Street Durham All proceeds support the Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance. Last year, Florence Forth runners and participants helped raise over $70,000 for the AE Alliance. During the sign up process you will also be given the opportunity to make an additional donation or create a fundraising team. These are optional. Any level of participation helps support the AE Alliance.
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5K Walk and Run 10K Run 
Race Weather and Climate
Races are held rain or shine, unless the Florence Forth race directors determine that conditions are too dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made race week or race day by Florence Forth and local law enforcement officials. If the race is canceled due to inclement weather there will be neither refunds nor transfers. This position is consistent with USA Track & Field recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sport of running. In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances Florence Forth race directors reserve the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race
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