Most new runners start with the walk/run method because they lack the stamina or the form to run for long periods of time. Some start with walking / running because they had an injury and are in rehabilitation to find a new form, and some remain with this technique even after rehabilitating from their injury.
Injury prevention is just one of the beneficial reasons for strategic walking breaks during races. Whatever your reason for starting with the walk / sew method.
Here are some tips on how to start the walking / running method:
- Can I walk during the races?
- Methods of running/walking
- How can I measure my running/walking intervals?
- How fast should I run?
- Tips for your running/walking breaks
Walking / running training plans:
When you start running, it’s handy to follow a training plan. Here are some training schedules for those who want to walk/run:
- 30-day quick guide for beginner runners
- 8-week program to increase the distance
- 5 km walk/run training program
- 10 km walk/run training program
- Half Marathon Walk / Run Training Program
- Marathon walk/run training program