Hello! My name is Isa and I’m 12 years old and a Cadette in Girl Scout Troop 9934. I’m from Philadelphia, PA, and I’ve attended St. Margaret’s School since 1st grade. I’ve been a part of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania since Kindergarten, when I was a Daisy. I loved it then, and I still love it now!
The countdown to the Broad Street Run is on. Thinking about 10 weeks of training can be overwhelming so we put together 10 tips for 10 weeks to 10 miles.
If you're like me, you have your pair of go to shoes. The weapon of your choice. The specific brand and model of running shoes you've been using for the past several races. Those running shoes that fit the best. Maybe it's because of the soft heel landing, wider toe box or you just love the energy return you are getting from the shoes. You know the ones. You're probably wearing them right now because you just finished a nice tempo run. I'm a big believer in the old saying "if it's not broken, don't fix it". I think this goes also with running shoes. For many of us, we have that favorite pair.
If you're thinking of running the Broad Street Run this year, here are 10 things you should know about Philadelphia's favorite 10 mile race:
You may be thinking to yourself, what's a buff and why should I own one (or more!)?
The term "buff" comes from the Spanish work for scarf: bufanda. Buffs are fabric tubes that are probably one of the most versatile pieces of gear out there. They have many different uses, but are generally intended to keep your neck, face and head warm, dry and protected from the sun. Buffs are like are a secret weapon - one of those things you just have to have. You may not need it on every run but it's a great accessory to have and one that you will use more often than you think.