Joining a run for the first time? Do you want to take up running?
Like any other sport, there are preparations that must be done before joining a run. Training is crucial, not only for winning (or at least finishing decently), but also for avoiding injuries.
The training period is definitely not the time for initiating colon cleanse regimens, or other drastic weight-loss programs. Read the blog post in my fitness blog, Project:Fit. (Oh yeah, I do have a fitness blog.)