South Florida’s Most Prestigious Triathlon

This year is its 8th anniversary. It will be held again in downtown Miami at Bayfront Park, right in front of Biscayne Bay and next to Miami Heat’s American Airlines Arena. 2,000 triathletes are already registered. 2,700 are expected to show up with their swimsuits early morning this coming Sunday, October 22nd. Last year 25% were female, 75% male. They represented approximately 64 countries and...

Marathon

Ahhhh, Fall! Cooler temps, warm blankets, pumpkin-spice everything, and marathons. Some of the most notable races of the year are coming up in the next couple of months and you can bet there will be a few first-timers. Fitness training app, Freeletics asked its 15 million users what they wish they had known before they ran their first marathon. Let us know what you think and if you think these tip...

Cross-Training and Running

In the 20 years I have been involved with running, I have learned and experienced how effective cross-training is as a strengthening source. Cross-training allows me to participate in a variety of athletic activities, other than running, that enhance my running performance. These athletic activities strengthen the areas of my body that are not fully exercised when running. They include water runni...

Hurricane Preparation

First and foremost Florida Running and Triathlon would like to send positive thoughts and prayers to everyone across the state of Florida, Texas and all affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma. We understand many of you have had to evacuate your homes. It is a trying time for all of us and as a community, we must come together. It is important that we all take hurricane season serious as we have se...

Safe Streets to Run

“Safer Streets in the Sunshine State” by: Grant Currin Experts explain why Florida streets are unusually dangerous and what runners and cyclists can do to make them safer. On May 23, 2017, Paul Hoover went for a run on the Georgia, Florida & Alabama Trail in Tallahassee. About an hour before dusk, the 66-year-old track and cross country coach emerged from a wooded section of the trail an...