Tag Archives: Marathon

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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Don’t Forget – Price Bump Tonight for Marathon and Half Marathon!

It’s time to register! The price bump takes effect tonight at 11:55 p.m. We have such a great race planned for everyone. If you want a unique small town experience in wine country, then this is the race for you! Tired of theme races and want to get back to the pure joy of running, then this is the race for you. San Luis Obispo is friendly, beautiful and Classic California, come #RaceSLO with us!

8 Weeks Out – Training Tip from Coach Greg McMillan

8 Weeks till Race From Coach Greg: With two months till the race, runners often think, “How can I possibly do this?” But trust me, eight weeks is a long time till the race and the most beneficial workouts are just beginning. Your fitness will take big jumps over the next few weeks. You just may not feel them due to the fatigue from the training load. But, it’s happening and when you begin to taper down for the race; your newly …

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Want Some Nutrition Tips? Check out CLIF Casts

Check out ClifCast – the Podcast from CLIF Bar offering information and insights on sports nutrition for runners. Get the lowdown on proper nutrition, hydration, and other tips and tricks dedicated to getting the most out of your training and race day efforts. CLIF PodCasts Apple CLIF Casts