Training Tips - Runners and Walkers

AANA Health and Wellness is committed to helping all CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists live more healthy and productive lives. Patti Bright, the chair for the 2013 AANA Walk/Run, has provided these training tips to prepare for the Las Vegas, or for any event that you want to get to the finish line feeling strong and ready to tackle the rest of the day!

Photos above of 2011 Boston walk/run - Patti cheers at the finish line. See photos of the 2012 fun 5k walk/run along the beautiful San Francisco bay.


I hope that your training for our exciting 5K is going well! The course we have planned for you will be very scenic and flat. August in Las Vegas can be very warm;   running in the heat presents itself with many challenges. But if you are smart and know the dangers and strategies, you can train and continue to build endurance and speed.
Here are some tips for running in hot weather:
Running tips to help you reach your goal of finishing a 5K (3.1 miles):
Can't wait to see you all at the meeting and hear about your training! Or, you can drop me a note at
Gotta Run,
Patti Bright CRNA, MS


See Moving in Healthy Ways resources including the national campaign to get everyone moving at least 30 minutes a day - Every Body Walks!
Photo of 2008 Minneapolis walk/run (right)
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