Tag Archives: Half Marathon

San Luis Obispo Marathon + Half Marathon Announces 2015 Elite Fields

Engaged couple Ryan Neely & Kimberly O’Donnell to defend Marathon titles; register today to be part of the “Small Town, Big Race” experience on April 24-26 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (April 13, 2015) – The San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K presented by LeftLaneSports.com has announced its elite fields which include defending Marathon champions, event record holders and engaged couple Ryan Neely & Kimberly O’Donnell, from Walnut Creek, Calif. as well as local talent such as Van …

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Training Tip – 2 Weeks to Race

From Coach Greg: The two weeks prior to the marathon is what I call the ‘great marathon freak out’. Questions abound. Self-doubt creeps in. Fear is ever-present. The marathon becomes monumental. Don’t worry. Everyone feels this way. We put so much into training and want desperately for the race to go well. Use this peaking time to reflect on all your successes during training. Think good thoughts. Run strong in the remaining workouts and focus on relaxing the body/mind. Negative …

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Local Running Legend Stan Rosenfield to be Inducted into SLO Marathon Hall of Fame

Co-founder of San Luis Distance Club to be honored on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at event’s race day awards ceremony SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – (March 31, 2015) – The directors of the San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K are proud to announce that San Luis Obispo runner Stan Rosenfield will be inducted into the event’s Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 26, 2015 during the race day awards ceremony. Rosenfield has been running since his teens and …

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Training Tip from Coach Greg McMillan – 3 weeks to race day

From Coach Greg: This week, you’ll put the finishing touches on the fitness-building workouts. You may be tired but that’s okay. You are about to start tapering your mileage so you can peak on race day. This week is a good time to take care of all the logistics for the race. Make sure all travel plans are completed, research and book your pre-race meal and finalize all your gear and nutrition needs. Go ahead and buy as many supplies …

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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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