Monthly Archives: December 2012

The 2013 collectible marathon and half marathon medals

Good morning everyone. You’ll notice in the slider above is the renderings of the Marathon and Half Marathon medals for this year. They will be shiny and bright like last year!! Our medals depict The SLO Life. And here in SLO County, we have beautiful beaches and the great Pacific ocean on our doorstep. You’ll see the stand-up paddler and a whales tail in the shadow of Morro Rock. We had some incredible whale sitings and tales here …


Special Holiday Gift Offer

Hi friends, If you want to buy a friend or family member a race registration as a gift this season, just mail us a check for the race amount (made to SLO Marathon), the name of the person the registration is for and your email address. We will create a discount code (100% off) for that person. You give them the code in a card or some other clever way and then they can go on and register themselves thru Send …


Training Tip from Pinnacle Training Systems and Training Orientation

For most athletes preparing for 2013, the focus at this time of year should be strength and technique work. Hill repeats, technique and dynamic stretching for running, mulit-functional strength work. Trying to get fast right now- if your season starts in 3-4 months will result in peaking too soon, burnout and possibly injury. Oh – and don’t forget the MOST important aspect of training….recovery! Over the next few Holiday’s, focus on these skills along with proper nutrient dense (fruits and veggies) nutrition …