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Are you up for the challenge? Run a Half Marathon with Less than a Month to Train

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Are you up for the challenge? Run a Half Marathon with Less than a Month to Train

The Love for Running!

Often times, when you hear people training for a 5K race, 10K race or a half-marathon race, they usually train for months. They have a set goal and each day they’re working on reaching that target. But what if you only had one month to train for a half marathon race? Would you quit or would you come up with a workout routine to prepare?

Most people would actually give up and throw in the towel. They would make a bunch of excuses as to why they can’t train for the race and finish.

But not this guy – he ran had less than a month to train for his half marathon race and with the help of his wife (who’s also a runner) he was able to accomplish it.

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Running with your heart is when you sign up for a half marathon with less than a month's worth of training and knock it out. That's what my husband @esnelldesign did today and I'm so proud of him. Congrats to him on his first half marathon and it was my absolute pleasure being his crazy mentor — I'm not used to him listening to me so much and that's a medal in itself. In addition, I want to send my love to all of the dope peiple that I met on the course today including the fabulous @rockstar5230 and dope ass partner who are awesome. Congrats to my bestie @antidiva84 who shaved at least 20 minutes off her original half marathon AND finished before us. I'm so proud to see you shine like I knew you would. Today has been amazing and made that five hour nap feel completely worth it. Thank you to @blinkfitness, the most incredible gym on the planet. Without you guys, today wouldn't have been possible! Anyone else rock the pavement in this crap weather today? #runningfatchef #fatrunner #raceday #runner #running #fitnessmotivation #fitmom #fitness #skirtsports #REALwomenmove #swiftwick #chaseadventure #timetofly #fitparents #halfmarathon #popularbkhalf #blinkfitness #fitdad #selfie #celfie #hellobeautiful #blackgirlsrun #blackmenrun

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Key Takeaway

If you have a goal – make a plan and accomplish it. Don’t give up to easy. You don’t know what your body is capable of doing without you even trying, so finish strong!

Farah Green
Farah Green
Web Content Manager

As a certified health and nutrition coach, Farah is on a mission break the generational curse of chronic disease among women of color. She has helped more than a hundred women create a healthy lifestyle for themselves and their families. As the web content manager for BGH, Farah will be sharing various health and wellness tips that will help every woman improve their quality of life through health, wellness, and nutrition. Farah and the web content team is dedicated to educating women on how to best take care of themselves mentally, physically, and spiritually.

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