The question of what’s the best watch for runners is not a very easy one to answer. First of all anytime anyone always brings up the word “best” that brings in issue of differing tastes and differing opinions. What one runner is looking for in a watch might not be the same thing that another runner is looking for in their watch. However, in general there are certain traits that many runners look for in a watch, and based on those traits you can at least get a decent idea of what some of the … [Read more...] about What’s the Best Watch for Runners?
If you're training for your first 5K, you're not alone. Here's how I did it. I was a runner in high school and have stayed fairly fit off and on most of my life. However, prior to the Spring of 2008, the only running I'd done for the prior 6 years had been to the fridge. Last year however I ran two 5K's quite easily and signed up for a 1/2 marathon this year and also hope to compete in a short-course triathlon. Check out my 2011 goals. I got married in Dec of 2008 and my wife and I … [Read more...] about Training For Your First 5K: This Worked for Me
I just signed up for a 1/2 marathon (the Hospital Hill Run) on June 4th... guess I better get serious about training. Check out my map, pace, and stats my running watch (Garmin 110) recorded! Tonight I ran 3.72 miles in 34:40. Pretty slow really. But I ran the entire time. I've always tried to keep running no matter how tire I get. Sort of like in life, when you're in pain, just keep moving. Last year when I starting doing the 5k's, I didn't really do any formal training. Basically I would … [Read more...] about Best Running Watch Review Training Update 3-10-11 – Half Marathon Training Begins
Welcome to my first post on Best Running Watch Review's Fit 2 Zen running blog. The purpose of this blog is accountability and to set running and training goals. First, my goals for 2011: Compete in a minimum of 1 5K (and beat last years fastest 5K time of 24:22.1) Compete in a minimum of 1 Short-Course Triathlon Compete in a minimum of 1 half or full marathon Pretty decent goals I think... So a little history about me, more than you'll find on the About page. My name is … [Read more...] about Set Running and Training Goals