Top 10 Marathon Tips

Most runners run races without giving much thought as to how they're going to run the race. They just pay their entry fee and run, without any intention to their actions, and hope for a good result. Running a successful marathon takes knowledge, planning, execution and a little courage. When you train intelligently and effectively, and develop and execute the right race plan, you'll achieve your potential. Here's 10 strategies based on Running a Marathon For Dummies by Jason Karp, Ph.D., for you to do just that. For more details about how to execute this advice, check out the November 2012 release of Running a Marathon for Dummies, available for pre-sale on and

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