10 Completely Normal Things That Could Happen During Your First Marathon

The marathon typically goes one of two ways: your way or the other way. You can test out various brands of gels, shoes and technical socks. You can work on your nutrition plan—pre-race, post-race and during. You can plan for every possible race day scenario.

But at the end of the day, no matter how much you think you know, things may not turn out anything like you thought they would.

Here are 10 completely normal things that could very likely happen during your first marathon.

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