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:
Sunday, September 29, 2019

Event Location:
Los Angeles, California
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Best Friend 5K Run

ADOPT, don't shop:
Check out our website at www.BFRun.com

Join hundres of dog adorers and rescued canines for the 2019 Best Friend 5K Run and Dog Adoption Day! In support of the hundreds of rescue shelters throughout California, we are providing the largest on-site adoption event.  Hundreds of rescued canines will be going home with new families while  thousands of dogs with their human will be crossing the finish line for the Best Friend 5K Run! Share this memorable experience with your 4 legged BFF at Griffith Park on September 29, 2019.

We welcome loving people to adopt on-site.

Best Friend 5K Run Details:
Run Start Time: 8:00AM - 9:00AM

Participants must run in canine/human pairs. Dogs adopted on-site get to participate in the 5K for half the registration price while supplies last.  Each dog and human will receive a finishers medal.

COURSE: The course will start and finish at the Crystal Springs Pettigrew Area at Griffith Park in Los Angeles. 1 aided/water station will be located at the 2nd mile of the run.


If you have additional questions or concerns, please email us at BF5KRun@gmail.com

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