5K Racing: How to Make It Through Mile Two

The people have spoken. They say that mile two is the hardest mile in a 5K race. The first mile is full of hope and optimism. The third mile is the last push, and with it comes glory and accomplishment. But, the second mile is a desperate no-man’s land where runners ask themselves, “Why? Why do […]

What’s the Hardest Mile of a 5K Race?

What’s the toughest mile of a 5K race? Ignoring the sloppy mix of metric and imperial units of measure involved in that question, it comes down to beginning, middle and end. Are you a slow starter, a mid-race drifter, or do your run out of gas at the end? I posed the question to my running friends on […]