What should I look for in a training program for running?

There are many different types of training plans for running. Whether you're a beginner or an elite runner looking to shave precious seconds from your personal record, make sure to choose a training plan that fits your goals and available time.

To find a suitable plan, look online or talk with a friend with running experience. Seek a program including a variety of distances, times and paces. Mix up your route, so you don’t become bored.

Running with a program is important, but basic preparatory warm-ups, exercises and stretching are also key components to a successful injury-free training plan.

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