Author: Adam Bratton
Read Time: 2 mins
We’re all familiar with standard running events like 5Ks, Half Marathons or even Ultramarathons. We toe the start line, follow the course markings, and cross that glorious finish line before snagging a banana and rehydration liquid of choice. Similar to the rest of us, this format has likely been a staple for many in their running journey. A staple that has hopefully created a bit of a “what’s next” mentality.
Welcome to Time-Based Running Events … if you haven’t heard of them, you need to because they’ll open up a whole new world of what’s possible in your running journey! Here’s how they work and why you should give it a try.
What is a Time-Based Run?
What are the Cons?
What are the Pros?
How to approach this type of event?
If you’re digging what you’re reading, we’ve got just what the running doctor ordered. We’ve designed our Perennial Endurance Run on 1/13/24 to be a perfect entry level time-based run for those that are curious to test our their running legs on this alternative style running event. We’re proud to offer 3Hr, 6Hr and 10Hr categories and instead of catering to the fastest or farthest runner, we’ve focused our efforts on creating escalating prizes at 13.1 miles, 26.2 miles, 40 miles and 50 miles that is available to all runners at their own pace.
At the very least, join our free Perennial Preview Event on 1/6/24 to learn more about this style of racing or check with some of the local Race Promoters in your neck of the trails. At the end of the day, our mission is to inspire more activity in people’s lives, and we can’t be more stoked to share this info and our newest event with you knuckleheads to kick off 2024 in style, and at your own pace.
Journal - What Is A Timed Running Race And Why Should I Try It?
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Adam Bratton is the Founder and Head Enabler at Human Powered Movement.
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