Lake Loop Challenge
Lake Loop offers participants bike, run and paddle challenges at Hopatcong State Park. The race is an and-or-athon, a fun athletic endeavor consisting of three different events (cycling, running, or paddling); where you can choose to participate in one, two, or all three of the courses. The bike course range from 20 up to 62 miles, the run features a 5k or a 1.5-mile trail run, the paddle course is 2.5-miles. Kayaks, canoes and paddle boards are available to rent.
Beginner Runner Training Plans
Are you looking to become a runner for the first time? Coming back to running after a hiatus? Our friends at None to Run have created a gradual training plan for beginner runners!
In 3 workouts of 30 minutes or less per week, None to Run will take you from ground zero to running comfortably for 25 minutes straight.
None to Run is different from most beginner plans:
- Focuses on running time. NOT distance or pace.
- Includes simple strength and mobility workouts. No equipment required.
- Progresses slowly to decrease the chances of getting injured.
If you can't currently run for more than 5-minutes straight without stopping to catch your breath, you're in the right place.
Thousands of people have already used the None to Run plan to finally become the runner they’ve always wanted to be.
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