Start Training for the Flag Day Half Marathon

May 3, 2014 by

Has it been a while since you’ve laced up your running shoes, or are you an avid runner?  The Georgia Game Changers are sponsoring the Flag Day Half Marathon at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill on June 14 at 7 a.m. and flag daynow is the time to start training.  Experts say it can take up to 10 weeks to prepare your body for a half marathon, so the clock is ticking.

Participants can choose to run or walk the full 13.1 miles or take it in three-mile increments.  If you decide to run be sure to wear red, white and blue in celebration of Flag Day.  Fruits and sports drinks will be provided to keep you fresh and energized for the entire race.

If you need some tips on getting your training started or if you need to brush up on your current regimen, check out some of these training tips here.

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