There are many reasons why people take up running – for fun, health or a sense of achievement – and many find motivation in training for a race. There are hundreds of races every year in the US alone, for runners of every ability.
Two years ago I wrote about running for charity, and gave examples of some amazing races around the world that attract runners running for a charity or non-profit.
Women’s running continues to be the boom trend in the running world. A recent survey by Running USA noted that 63% of respondents were women, a statistic that echoes the typical proportion of women that now take part in races nationwide.
Sleep is one of the most important components in the training process, and also the one that often gets overlooked the most.