10 Articles You Need To Read Before Your Trip

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10 Articles You Need To Read Before Your Trip

We sat down to compile 10 useful articles from the past year for all of our May trekkers who are off on their own respective adventures in the coming weeks. These articles include everything from first-hand trip experiences to need-to-know information on things like travel insurance, etc

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Trip Essentials: Tracking Your Trip

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Trip Essentials: Tracking Your Trip

Have friends and family that want to see how you're doing and where you are along your trek this May? Check out our social media guide on how you and your loved ones can be informed at all times while you're abroad on your adventure.

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What to Wear on Race Day

What to Wear on Race Day

When you're running a marathon, the last thing you need is to be held back by uncomfortable gear or a chafing vest. Take the same approach to race-day wear as you do to race-day itself, and practice, practice, practice!

Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Training for a marathon can come with some common nags and pains. What are the most common injuries facing runners and how can you treat or altogether avoid them? Find out in this blog!

Top 4 Tips for Running in Hot Weather

Top 4 Tips for Running in Hot Weather

Long summer days means more time to get outside and log those runs. Here are some tips on how to make training in the summer months manageable. 

Runner's World Marathon Guide

Runner's World Marathon Guide

Here's a really in-depth guide provided by the team at Runner's World, to help you prepare for your marathon.

Race Day Tips

Race Day Tips

Race day can be incredibly exciting and nerve-wracking in equal measure. Here are our top five tips, to make sure your race day is enjoyable, memorable and safe.

Types of Run

Types of Run

There are various types of run, and each presents a different set of challenges and benefits. Here, we cover three types of run you may encounter, and what each is like.

Tapering: Why It's Important

Tapering: Why It's Important

Tapering is essential in the weeks before your run, to avoid fatigue and muscle damage. Here, we explore what tapering is, and why you need to do it.

All About Carb Loading

All About Carb Loading

What is carb loading? How does it affect my body? Why do I need to do it? What do I need to do to make sure I'm keeping my body healthy when I run? All the answers and more in this blog! 

Being Vegan and Running a Marathon

Being Vegan and Running a Marathon

Being Vegan and training for a marathon is completely fine! When training for a marathon you need to make sure your body has plenty of energy. Protein and carbohydrates are a vital part of your diet.

Alcohol While Training

Alcohol While Training

Find out how to balance the national pastime of college students while still staying healthy and getting your training done right!

Running Shoes 101

Running Shoes 101

How to decide on the best shoe and what will keep your legs healthy. 

Your First 10km

Your First 10km

After you've mastered the 5k, and before your start your marathon training comes the 10k. Here's the CaCh 10k training plan!

Your First 5km

Your First 5km

Everyone has to start somewhere! Here's the Choose a Challenge training plan to get you started running 5k!

Marathon Training Plans

Marathon Training Plans

You've got 10 and 5k down, and now its time to start the real preparation. This is the Choose a Challenge recommended marathon training program for anyone looking to run a marathon- beginner or expert!