Marathon Training

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The marathon is running's most sought-after goal. Find 26.2 training tips, advice, plans and much more. View the Marathon Training Schedule for Beginners to get ready for your first race.

 


Marathon Training Articles

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The Case for a Morning Run

Take it from a former serial snoozer: Starting your day with a run may be one of the best decisions you can make.

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How to Complete a 6-hour Marathon

If you have ever wanted to finish a marathon, but hate the idea of running 26.2 miles, this plan will get you to the finish line just before the cutof

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Long Distance Running Tips for Kids

Kids shouldn’t be worried about PRs and negative splits. Use these tips to get (and keep) your child interested in distance running.

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