Whether you're a half-marathon newbie or a 13.1 veteran, training for a half-marathon can offer some unique challenges, and opportunities, to runners.
In this video, San Diego Track Club running coach, Paul Greer, shares his three secrets to proper half-marathon training and what you can do to ensure you run your best on race day.
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Paul Greer is an associate professor of Health and Exercise Science at San Diego City College and has a Master's degree in Physical Education and 26 years coaching experience.
A sub-4 minute miler, he starred on the San Diego State University track team and competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials and has a personal best time in the 1500 meters at 3:39.05. He is also the director for the very successful Rockin' 'N' Runnin' marathon training program.