Beginner Friendly Running Events in Huntsville
The Paper Chase 5K is an annual fundraiser for Free 2 Teach. The race raises funds for Free 2 Teach, a non-profit in Madison County, Alabama that supports public school students and school teachers by giving away supplies and resources. The race brings together teachers, administrators, students and community members all with the aim of supporting education in our county.
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What you need to know about Beginner Friendly Running Events
Whether you’re completely new to running or just getting back into the swing of things, we’ve got some great race recommendations to get you started. Chosen by our team, these are some of our favourite events for first-timers. 5k races & 10k races are perfect for beginners, they tend to be relatively flat (always check the elevation just in case) and there’ll usually be a great crowd to cheer you on.
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To keep motivated try to run with friends and to organise a race a few months away as something to work towards. Running as a sport is very inclusive, people love to chat and give a boost to those around them! Practice makes perfect so with the right training you can achieve anything. Start small and it won’t be long before you’re a total professional tackling the bigger races.