PR’s (Personal Records) Are Important!

PR’s (Personal Records) Are Important!

No, we are not talking about public relations. We’re talking about personal records. It is invigorating to hit a “PR!” Whether you were squatting, weightlifting, running a 5K that washed your car faster than you ever have. Understanding your level of...
How Zumba® Made Me a Better Runner

How Zumba® Made Me a Better Runner

As they say, you have to walk before you can run. Five years ago, I never thought I would run much less “be a runner.” Never thought I’d be a Zumba® Instructor either. And I certainly never thought I could lose 80+ lbs. Walking was the beginning of...
5 Essential Tips for Older Rookie Runners

5 Essential Tips for Older Rookie Runners

Am I Too Old to Start Running? Nope. You are not too old to start running. If you’re 40, 50, 60 or 70+ you can learn to run, and enjoy it. The trick is to start where you are, and to have realistic expectations. Before you do anything, get approval from your doctor....

Picture YES!

It’s race day and, as you are running, you happen to see the photographer. This is going to be a great picture. You look good, feel good, and the wind is blowing through your hair. For a moment, you are the star of the race. Then it happens – race photos are...

If All Else Fails, Go for the Peanuts

The following post is from our friends at Fit Life Foods. I know that if the vending machines in all offices looked like this, there would be complete and total mayhem. Trish from accounting would be gouging the eyes out of Stephanie in the mail room to get to the...

Race Day Nutrition Advice

The following post was written by Jim Blake. Jim is our Best Damn Race Marketing and Sales Manager & also runs the website InsaneMarathon.com   So you have been following your marathon or half marathon-training schedule exactly as written. Race day is...

Press Release: USATF Selects Best Damn Race Orlando

2nd Annual Best Damn Race Half Marathon & 10K will host the 2015 USATF Florida Association Open & Masters Half Marathon and 10K Championships   Orlando, FL – USA Track and Field has chosen “Best Damn Race Orlando” to host its annual Florida Association Open...