Half Marathon Mile-By-Mile Guide

The half marathon is the second most popular racing distance in the U.S., with two million runners each year. Most of them run it without giving much thought as to how. They just pay their entry fee and run, without any intention to their actions, hoping for a good result.

Being successful at the half marathon takes knowledge, planning and execution. And a little courage. When you train smart and effectively and develop and execute your race plan, you'll turn the half marathon into something you can be proud of. Here is a mile-by-mile guide to help you make your next half marathon your best one yet.

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