All Trails is an online and app based resource that can be used to identify walking, running, biking, and hiking trails all over the globe. This resource categorizes trails in different categories based on difficulty, length, and terrain. Using the app, users can track their real-time position on specific trails. This is a great tool that can make users feel comfortable exercising on a new trail.
There is a free and upgraded (pro) version.
Running can take your fitness level up a notch or two. But for running rookies--even athletes successful in other sports--creating a training program can be daunting. Here's a 10-week beginner running program that takes the guesswork out of running. At the end of the 10 weeks, you should be able to run three miles.
Here's the best part. The only equipment needed is a pair of running shoes, some comfortable clothes, and a watch.
This resource explains a "Couch to 5K" program and what one must consider before attempting this training. This informational material gives great tips and suggestions for students to understand to be successful. Additionally, this site has links to a specific training program.
This will direct you through everything one will need to know about organizing a 5K. This resource describes the process from inception to the finish line and beyond. Many times things can get overlooked during the planning process, especially for first time race directors. This website gives a good overview of all that is necessary to organize a successful run.
The fact that run/walks are classic fundraising events for nonprofit organizations doesn’t make them any easier to plan and execute. Like any event, attendance and fundraising results are very important, but run/walks involve extra challenges and expenses including marketing, registration, and safety. This guide will walk you through the process of organizing a charity run/walk event for your organization, covering logistics like choosing a date, location, and t-shirts, along with volunteer management, budgeting, and promotion.