Tag Archives: Half Marathon

Training Tip from Coach Greg McMillan- 4 Weeks Out

Ok. One month to go. This is the “meat” of the training, where you fatigue is often heaviest. But, this is also likely to be your last big week of training before you begin to gradually taper down and peak for the race. It may seem like just “surviving” the training but don’t worry, the work is about to pay off. Once you get through this week, you will begin to slowly yet progressively feel better and better as race …

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Ben & Stephanie Bruce to be Part of Festivities at 2015 San Luis Obispo Marathon Weekend

All-American running couple with Cal Poly and Central Coast ties to be part of Saturday, April 25th Family Fitness Day as well as weekend events; register today to be part of the “Small Town, Big Race” experience on April 24-26, 2015 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (March 17, 2015) – The San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K presented by LeftLaneSports.com has announced that top U.S. running couple with Cal Poly and Central Coast ties Ben & Stephanie Bruce …

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Training Tip from Coach Greg McMillan – 5 Weeks Out

From Coach Greg: It’s now when little aches and pains can become full blown injuries. Be weary of this and take care of your body. No ache or pain should go untreated. You are becoming a finely tuned machine and you need to not only become your own mechanic but you need to schedule regular “service” with therapists to keep your body running smoothly. Also remember that the best recovery tool you have is your bed. Thirty minutes earlier to …

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It’s Pi Day and Spirit of the Marathon II Film at the Fremont

Good morning runners!! It’s Pi Day, 3/14/15 and Spirit of the Marathon II film San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. Come join us at noon Fremont Theater for the screening. We’re giving away a FREE registration, each ticket buyer will get another ticket at the door for a chance. Hear from Producer Megan Williams and the film for next year! Don’t forget to wear your running gear for the short run to Luis Wine Bar for the after party! Don’t …

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6 Weeks Until Race

From Coach Greg: Race day success is often traced back to this week. At this point in the training, it’s all about “chop wood, carry water.” Just get out the door and get the training in. It can seem arduous and you may find yourself eating more, sleeping more and sometimes in a bad mood. That’s normal. Your body and mind are being challenged to get fitter. Just keep your head down and get the runs done. Workout Advice: When tired, you …

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