Summer Runnin’…

Feeling unmotivated? Overeating on those vacations? Having trouble fitting in exercise while the kids are home from school?

courage to startWorking towards a goal (ie. run a 5k/10k, swim for 1/2 mile, bike to work, etc) is one of the best ways to kick your exercise routine into high gear. Whenever the FITgals are feeling un-motivated, they sign up for a race!I

Check out a list of all local to Washington, DC races here. Want to explore another city? Check-out these fun races a little further from home:

Annapolis Run for the Light House 1/2 Marathon: September 28, 2014

Philadelphia Rock N’ Roll 5k and 1/2 Marathon: Saturday, September 20, 2014 (5k) and Sunday September 21, 2014 (1/2 Marathon)

The Jersey Shore 1/2 Marathon: Sunday, October 5, 2014

Charlottesville, VA 10k and 1/2 Marathon: Sunday, October 12, 2014

Fall Foliage Half and 5k in Rhinebeck, NY: Sunday October 12, 2014

The Princeton 1/2 Marathon: Sunday, November 2, 2014

Did you find the one you are ready to commit to? Great! Now it’s time to start running. If you are a beginner, start by downloading the app GetRunning which will help you get from the couch to a 5k. Ready for more? Move up to the 10k training app. Are you tackling a half with us and you can comfortably run a 10k (or 6.2 miles)? Time for the half marathon app!

We will be updating as we progress with our training. Don’t forget that cross training and stretching are important additions to the runs. Have fun!


The FITgals


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