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Today we’re running with Cesar Villagran as well as chatting all about his very first half marathon. He chimed in on one of my Instagram online videos asking about what to wear at his race since the weather condition was supposed to be a great deal chillier than usual. I complied with up with him to see exactly how it went as well as asked him to share this training journey to run 13.1 miles.

He’s lost 60 pounds in the last few years, went from running his very first 10k to a half marathon in a year, couldn’t run during Hurricane Harvey as well as got ill which meant no running for a long time – we talk about all that as well as more!

It’s back to fundamentals plus a great deal of excellent reminders for seasoned as well as new runners. Chime in on the comments if you’ve had similar experiences.

Warm Up:

Ran the PCRF half Marathon this weekend. inspect out the Pediatric cancer research study Foundation’s website for more info on exactly how to support the cause.

Notes on my race… Race recap coming soon!

I smashed my finger in the door rushing around in the morning. Camiseta Selección de fútbol de Países Bajos as well as now I’m afraid I don’t have a high threshold for pain!! I got nauseous as well as dizzy when I hurt it – this has occurred before. I requirement to figure out exactly how to offer with things like this.

Running friend of the day– Camiseta Selección de fútbol de Catar Cesar’s very first half marathon

Cesar chimed in on a recent Instagram online video that he had his very first half marathon coming up. I reached out letting him understand I want to talk to him after it. I want to understand exactly how he went from no running to half marathon finisher in less than a year!

The difficulties of this training cycle included = Camiseta Corinthians Paulista It was his very first half marathon. Hurricane Harvey made it impossible to run as well as then he volunteered to assist in the clean up efforts. He got ill as well as was not able to run for a while. training in Texas summertime heat. then – a super chilly race day!

Notes from Cesar’s very first half marathon…

He utilized to dread running. however a supportive good friend assisted motivate him to join a group training for a 10k race. From there he gained the confidence to indication up for the Aramco half Marathon  – part of the Houston Marathon.

He’s lost 60 pounds over the last 2 years.

He had a training group, however couldn’t truly keep up with them. So he asked the coaches to provide him the workouts / runs as well as he’d run on his own. He ultimately utilized a run / walk technique to train.

Hurricane Harvey hit in the middle of training as well as he wasn’t able to run for almost 2 weeks. We chat about exactly how that impacted his training as well as fitness.

He trained in Texas warm as well as then a hurricane however on race day it was super cold.

Running a huge race means – tons of people, packed corrals as well as potentially starting a while after the gun goes off for the very first runners. –> I’ll comply with up with tips on exactly how to offer with this soon!

What is up with clothes everywhere on the ground at races?

His goal was just surface – as well as that’s what was on his bib!

What’s next? as well as more!

Thank you so much to Cesar for sharing his road to running a half marathon. You can comply with him on Instagram – @CesarV1127.

Runner resources from this episode:

1. get the right shoe for YOU. Cesar runs in new balance Fresh Foam 1080

here is the women’s version new balance Fresh Foam 1080

2. He’s reading the book – As a guy thinketh

3. inspect out Cesar’s instagram here.


Podcast Awards:

Iced coffee as well as warm weather.

My middle finger for getting smashed in the door.

Donuts in the microwave.


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