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  • Lauren Paquette wins 3000m

    Lauren Paquette Wins 3000m Music City Challenge

    Congratulations to Lauren Paquette, a member of the Breakaway Running Race team, for winning the 3000m race at Vanderbilt’s Music City Challenge on February 13, 2016. Lauren won with an incredible time of 8:57. This was a personal best for Lauren, beating her own record at Vanderbilt University by 16 seconds. This outstanding performance also […]

  • definition of a 5k

    How long is a 5k race?

    A 5k race is five kilometers, which is 3.1069 miles or 5000 meters (5000 meters is most commonly used when referring to indoor and outdoor track or cross-country events). Why is the 5k the most popular distance? This race has grown to be the most popular road running distances amongst fitness enthusiasts of all ages […]

  • garmin vivosmart heart rate

    Garmin VivoSmart HR (Wrist-Based Heart Rate Monitor)

    The NEW Garmin Vivo Smart HR with wrist-based heart rate monitor is now available at both Breakaway Running stores for $149.99. Some features of this new Garmin watch include: Wrist-based heart rate – This new Elevate wrist heart rate technology measures your heart rate 24/7. No need for an uncomfortable and inconvenient heart rate strap. Heart […]

  • what not to wear running in cooler temperatures

    How to Dress When Running in Cooler Temperatures

    Brrr…. it’s getting colder and colder outside and when the temperatures begin to drop, the layers in running gear tend to increase. But be careful in how much you layer up because you can risk “overheating.” The Wrong Way to Dress For Running in Cold Weather I can attest to both overdressing and overheating. I hate […]

  • Breakaway Running turns 34 years young

    15 Breakaway Running Highlights of 2015

    2015 was a great year for Breakaway Running and the Memphis running community. Narrowing down our favorite moments of the year was extremely difficult. Here they are in no particular order. 1. Breakaway Running turns 34 years and we celebrated with a halloween-themed run throughout midtown and Overton Square and ended with a fun party […]

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Caffeine Run

February 16 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Tue 16
Track and Speed Workouts | Memphis

Track and Speed Training

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 16
Breakaway Zumba


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Wolf River Group Run

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Schweddy Belles of Breakaway Running

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