My best friend recently ran her first half marathon. The night before, I kept texting her with suggestions and tips. It occurred to me that it might be slightly less annoying if I just wrote it all down in one blog post. I'm certainly no expert in racing, but I WAS a total newbie just a couple of short years ago, and I remember what it feels like to be nervous and to have no idea what to expect on race day. I've picked up a thing or two during 6 half marathons, some from my awesome running…

My best friend recently ran her first half marathon. The night before, I kept texting her with suggestions and tips. It occurred to me that it might be slightly less annoying if I just wrote it all down in one blog post. I'm certainly no expert in racing, but I WAS a total newbie just a couple of short years ago, and I remember what it feels like to be nervous and to have no idea what to expect on race day. I've picked up a thing or two during 6 half marathons, some from my awesome running…

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I remember when I signed up for my very first half. I was excited, nervous and actually in shock thinking about actually covering 13.1 with my own feet. It should be know that I was not a "runner" ...

I remember when I signed up for my very first half. I was excited, nervous and actually in shock thinking about actually covering 13.1 with my own feet. It should be know that I was not a "runner" ...

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13.1 Race Day Tips for Your First Half Marathon | Your training is coming to an end, but what do you need to prepare for the big race day? You're covered with this list. | bekahwalters.com

13.1 Race Day Tips for Your First Half Marathon | Your training is coming to an end, but what do you need to prepare for the big race day? You're covered with this list. | bekahwalters.com

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Running too soon after a marathon can do more harm than good. Learn how to recover after a half marathon with these useful tips!

Running too soon after a marathon can do more harm than good. Learn how to recover after a half marathon with these useful tips!

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Your step-by-step guide to training for your half marathon. Free training plans, custom training, tips, information and how to run your best or funnest half marathon ever! #allaboutmarathontraining #halfmarathon

Your step-by-step guide to training for your half marathon. Free training plans, custom training, tips, information and how to run your best or funnest half marathon ever! #allaboutmarathontraining #halfmarathon

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Are you thinking about training for a half marathon? Are you an avid runner? Well, we've got the perfect infographic for you. Schedules, tips and facts.

Are you thinking about training for a half marathon? Are you an avid runner? Well, we've got the perfect infographic for you. Schedules, tips and facts.

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This half marathon training plan is perfect for your first or even 10th marathon. Love the printable half marathon training schedule and all of the great half marathon training tips! Tons of great half marathon training for beginners ideas.

This half marathon training plan is perfect for your first or even 10th marathon. Love the printable half marathon training schedule and all of the great half marathon training tips! Tons of great half marathon training for beginners ideas.

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