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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.

2020 Mermaid Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2

Okay people! International Mermaid Day takes place every year on March 29th! This is one of the best days ever for all of your mermaid fans out there. We love mermaids here and we are so excited to celebrate mermaids with our Mermaid Day 1M 5K 10K 13.1 26.2. The medal is beautiful and it says, “Always be yourself, unless you can be a mermaid. Then be a mermaid.” So this is dedicated to all of you that want to be a mermaid! Plus, we will also be donating 15% of each registration to Mercy Ships. Their “hospital ship provides free lifesaving surgeries for people where medical care is nearly non-existent.” We love what this organization is doing and we’re so excited to help them as much as we can! *For a limited time you can purchase an official t-shirt and/or hoodie HERE. What: This is a 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1, 26.2 virtual run (or walk) to celebrate MERMAIDS! You choose which distance you want to complete! When: Complete your race any time in March, even better if it’s March 29th! *Medals and bibs will start shipping out mid-February. After that they will ship out within 2 to 5 days of signing up. Where: You choose the course and you time yourself (you’ll report your finishing time to us). Why: Because this is our way of celebrating the mermaid inside each of us! Cost: The price is $22 and that includes your medal, bib and shipping. Plus, at least 15% of every entry will be donated to Mercy Ships. *We are in no way affiliated with this charity, we like to choose a different charity for each of our races and are happy to raise funds for them.
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