Tag Archives: Half Marathon

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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McMillan Training Tip

7 Weeks till Race From Coach Greg: As you train for the race, you will have some tough workouts. You expect some to be “hard” but what I mean is that you will have some workouts that don’t go as planned. You’ll struggle. You’ll slow. You won’t hit your paces and you’ll feel like throwing in the towel. Don’t. Workouts are supposed to be tough and the tough ones where you just aren’t feeling good but keep going are often where the …

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