Mini-Marathon

This is a new feature on wishtv.com.  I’m not sure many people will come to me for training advice.  I’m not one who will finish quickly.  I’m just determined to finish it.  I was not fast as a kid.  So, there’s no need to aim higher now. 

I base my training now on guidance from a few Bricks-to-Bricks training programs before my first few Mini-Marathons.  The program helped establish guidelines for weekly mileage and how to handle injuries that might develop. 

I also appreciated the encouragement from the coaches.  One, local running legend Tom Hathaway, reminded us that we are athletes.  Running the Mini is physical test — even pro athletes can’t do it wthout the proper training.  So, no matter when we cross the finish line,  just crossing it is an achievement.

Good luck!

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