Achieve Any Running Goal | Fitbie

Beginner Running Tips

Achieve Any Running Goal

These simple tips will help you select—and hit—four milestones for beginner runners

What's Your Running Goal?

Achieve Any Running Goal // post-it notes with fitness goals © Thinkstock

Image: Thinkstock

Pursuing a goal is a great way to get motivated and unlock your potential—as long as it's a target tailored to your abilities and ambitions. The trick is to set objectives that are within reach—if they're too ambitious, you risk frustration, burnout, and injury. If you currently run two or three times per week, take aim at one of these goals and you'll become a stronger, more confident runner.

More: Get all the benefits of running fast without ever stepping foot on a track.

More From Our Authors