Recently, we have been posting a great deal about our coach to 5k begginer training program. Don’t worry, we haven’t forgot about our guests training for their first half marathon this Spring! Since 2012, the half marathon is the fastest growing road race distance in the United States. Why?? There are many reasons, but for one, it is a distance that can be covered that is challenging, yet won’t beat your body up like a marathon making it very possible to do two or three a year. In addition, there are now more half marathon races than ever! So whether is it a local half marathon or a fun destination race half marathon, these 13 tips will come in handy! The author of article , Mario Fraioli, was a graduate of Stonehill College, where our store manager Pat Fullerton went to school. In addition, Mario is the coach of the Prado Women’s Racing team in California along with coaching the Costa Rican Olympic Marathon team and he just published his first book “The Official Rock ‘n’ Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training.” Check our his article below!