I started running with San Jose Fit in 2002. Since then I’ve run many marathons, half marathons, trail runs and fun-runs. I’m also a yearly walker and supporter for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. A firm believer in the philosophy ‘no runner/walker left behind’, I ensure every runner crosses the finish line. I, attribute…Read more
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Welcome to the 22nd season of USA Fit San Jose. USA FIT San Jose is designed for runners and walkers with the goal of completing the Rock 'n Roll San Jose Half Marathon on October 6 and Zombie Runner Halloween Marathon on November 2. We start wherever you are. Couch potato? Seasoned marathoner? No matter what…Read more
Race Expo Must go to pick up bib, packet, and shirt Don't sample NEW things that cause upset Don't spend lots of timing walking around, stay off your feet Saturday Stay off feet as much as possible, relax Stay hydrated - sip sip sip Bigger meal at lunch, simple carbs lite protein at dinner, not…Read more
Safety Review road rules- run against traffic, stop at lights, eye contact w/drivers Cell phone - carry phone for emergencies! Use a cell phone holder – arm or waist band Shoe tag - EBF tag for emergency contact-it’s also reflective Road ID can add important medical info-allergies/etc - for wrist, shoe, or neck tag Dusk/Dawn/night use head…Read more
Gatorade has been a sponsor of USA FIT for over 5-years providing our programs with Gatorade, cups and coolers. “The Gatorade Company, a division of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), provides sports performance innovations designed to meet the needs of athletes at all competitive levels and across a broad range of sports. Backed by more than a…Read more
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