With our training programs kicking off, now is the perfect time to set goals, for both your fitness, and your personal achievements this fall. Even if you're not a naturally competitive person, signing up for a race can give your motivation and your fitness a boost. In fact, when you sign up for a race, you reap most of the benefits long before you even reach the starting line.
But races are like running shoes; fit matters the most. If you pick a race that doesn't fit your schedule, your level of fitness, or even your temperament, then you're setting yourself up for months of unneeded stress, and a race that is much more challenging than it needs to be.
Here's how to pick the perfect race for you—no matter the distance. READ MORE