Pre-Race Warmups & Stretches

Warming up your body and stretching before a race is essential to preventing injury and improving your performance. Unfortunately a lot of people skip these two important steps, especially due to not allowing enough time in between their arrival and the race start....

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2020 Running Resolutions

2020 is here! Worried about keeping your running New Year’s resolutions? We are here to help. Below we have compiled some easy steps to help you keep your resolutions going all year long. Train with a group. Make your workouts fun by exercising with friends, family,...

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Runners

Shopping for gifts during the holidays can be difficult. But if you are shopping for a friend or family member who is a runner, then we are here to help! Check out the following list of gift ideas that your favorite runner is sure to love. Gift Card to a Running...

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Best Products for Running in the Dark

With winter coming and the days getting shorter, you may find yourself having to run when it is dark out. Or maybe, you just prefer to run when it is dark outside! Regardless, it is important to have the appropriate safety gear during these runs. With so many options...

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Running Memes We Can All Relate To

Because who actually looks good in a race photo? Your non-running friends will never understand. It will make you feel good about your pacing strategy. Every little bit counts! When you've got to get your mileage in. Just accept that it will happen at some point. It's...

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Preparing for Hurricane Dorian

Yes, we time and manage races here at Go Time, but did you know our owner and founder, Colin Hackman, is also a meteorologist for WECT? Before he started Go Time, Colin worked there full-time. Now he fills in part-time and helps out during hurricane season. You can...

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Tips for Your First 5K Race

Running your first 5K can be a little intimidating. It is important to know what to expect, and to properly prepare yourself. Below are some tips and guidelines that will help make your first 5K race successful, and fun too! Do Your Research - Don't pick just any 5K...

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Our Favorite Energy Gels

Energy gels are essential for any distance runner or athlete. Check out the Go Time team's favorite brands and flavors! Colin: Vanilla flavor from Honey Stinger "I like any gel that has a lot of caffeine, but Vanilla is my favorite. It tastes like vanilla pudding."...

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Best Places to Run in Wilmington

Carolina Beach State Park If you are a trail runner looking for a relatively flat course, then this park is for you. There are nearly 9 miles of trails throughout the state park, allowing runners to experience the vast plant and animal life, as well as views of the...

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