Up Next: This coming weekend is another double Race 13.1 weekend! On Saturday, June 4 we have our fifth annual BCBSNC Race 13.1 Raleigh-Spring half marathon, 10k & 5k as well as the inaugural Race 13.1 Cincinnati half marathon, 10k & American Cancer Society 5k! There's still time to sign up for either event! You can also check out the full race calendar here.
Race Discount: Use code "Detroit16" through June 6 to save $10 on any distance at the inaugural Flagstar Bank Race 13.1 Detroit on July 2! Please note: Discount cannot be applied to prior purchases and is not valid in combination with any other offer or discount. Race 13.1 Season Pass: Experience great half marathons in great cities with a great community! The Race 13.1 Season Pass will pay for itself after just three half marathons, so the more you run, the more you save! Purchase the season pass, and you'll only pay $15 for any Race 13.1 event you'd like to run, no matter the distance or location! Click here to learn more!
National Running Day is tomorrow - Wednesday, June 1! Stay tuned to the Race 13.1 Facebook page for a giveaway to celebrate one of our favorite days of the year!
Tip of the Month: Beat the Heat - Warm Weather Racing Tips
Whether you're racing this weekend with Race 13.1 in Raleigh or Cincinnati, or running another event in the upcoming months, make sure you're prepared to run in the heat! This article on Competitor.comgives tips on how to perform optimally in hot conditions.
Running and racing in the heat is never easy. Whether you’re running in a dry or humid climate, your body temperature runs higher than normal, you sweat more, work harder and run slower in hot weather. It’s not only a physical burden, but also a mental one, knowing that you might have trained for several months for a certain pace only to have your goal time thrown out the window for a more realistic pacing strategy appropriate to the conditions.
Whether you’re planning to run in a hot climate or if you have unseasonably warm conditions to greet you on race day, there are still plenty of steps you can take to maximize your performance. [CONTINUE READING]
Race Updates on Facebook Events
After registering for a Race 13.1 event, be sure to like our Facebook page and RSVP to the race Facebook event where we'll post updates leading up to the race! A list of Facebook events can be found here! More will be added soon, so check back periodically!