Posts tagged 5k
5 Reasons We're Excited about the Runner's World Half & Festival

A few months ago, we posted a list of upcoming fall races that you should look out for. If you're still looking for a fall 5K, 10K, half-marathon or trail race, you may be interested in the Runner's World Half & Festival kicking off in Bethlehem, PA on October 20, 2017. 

We're excited to announce that all City Fit Girls receive a discount on their race entry fee! If that's not enough to get you excited about the race, check out our 5 reasons to get excited.  

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Four reasons to run shorter distances

Shorter distance races are sometimes seen as "lesser" than long distance races. This is not the case. You can train incredibly hard for distances, such as the 5k, with a huge amount of effort.

5k races require more speed and endurance at a higher threshold than many distance races such as the marathon. Running fast is not easy, no matter how many miles you are running.

Training and running a 5k at your best and fastest pace can benefit you in the following 4 ways. 

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Chicago, you don't want to miss this 5K/10K

What's better than running a 10k and ending with a little bubbly? Nothing. The answer is nothing. If running a 10K (or 5K) through Lincoln Park and ending with wine and tapas sounds like you're kind of night, you won't want to miss the Gildan Esprit de She series this month. 

On July 21 at 7PM, you can take a loop through Lincoln Park along the shores of Lake Michigan. The race begins in the park at Montrose Beach. The race is open to walkers, joggers and runners of all fitness levels. City Fit Girls can save on registration using the promo code below!

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