We are still looking for volunteers for the Helvetia Half-Marathon. Come out and join us and be part of our award-winning aid station. In past years we’ve won the coveted Best Aid Station award! Contact celia AT portlandfit DOT com to find out more!
As we progress in our training, one of the lessons we learn is that some things happen at ten miles that don’t happen at three miles. Exhibit A: Nipple Chafing.
This week a lot of us have an odd-looking speed workout on our schedule. It looks like this –> 10min WU 10(25×25) 10min CD. What is that?!? It’s called a “Repeat Workout” and they can be a lot of fun.
This year we recorded Dave’s seminar on Equipment & Apparel. He discusses the right kind of clothing and equipment to ensure a successful training season. Plus he’s wicked funny. Check it out by clicking the link below!
If you are not running or walking the Helvetia Half Marathon, please come out and join us at the Portland Fit aid station! We are looking for enthusiastic ‘voluncheers’ to help us cheer on our friends participating in the Helvetia Half.
Are you looking for a little extra group motivation during the week? Our friends at FIT Academy have a special offer for PFit members. If you take advantage, be sure to tell them about your PFit training and they will tailor a program to complement your training!
The good news is that it’s finally warm outside. The bad news is that we’re distance runners and walkers and we’d prefer temperatures in the 50’s and 60’s instead of the 70’s and 80’s. So let’s talk about some tips for running and walking in the heat.
Our apologies about our recent website problems. There is an occasional issue where our schedule page (and other pages) are becoming unavailable. We are aware of it and working on a permanent solution.
Our friends at the Hood to Coast Race Series are offering us a discount on the Hippie Chick events happening on Saturday, May 9th. Pick either the 1/2 Marathon or the 1/4 Marathon.
Recently we learned the basics of hydration and why it’s a critical subject to those training for half or full marathons. Portland Fit members should consider this required reading for the 2015 season and commit our Four Hydration Rules to memory.