Jessie Halladay has been an avid runner for five years. Her interest in long-distance running began when she participated in breast cancer events for the Avon Foundation for Women, completing six events including walking a marathon on one day and a half-marathon the next day. She began running using the Jeff Galloway method of running and walking. She completed her first marathon using the walk/run method in San Francisco in 2009. Since then she has walked/run marathons in San Diego, Chicago, Dublin and Madrid. Halladay is currently training for the 2013 Marathon de Paris. Halladay recently began training for triathlons with the hope of completing her first half Ironman in July 2013. She does much of her racing with Team in Training for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, as she strives to connect her training with raising money for a good cause. Halladay is a reporter for The Courier-Journal and an adjunct English teacher at Jefferson Community & Technical College in Louisville.
Erin Paris and Jessie Halladay, provide tips for running and training safely for the race.
What kind of shoes and socks should you run in when training for a race? Erin Paris and Jessie Halladay, have the answer in this video.
In this video, Erin Paris and Jessie Halladay, give their best race-training tips.