Top 10 Marathon Training Tips

Now that you've signed up for a marathon, how should you train?

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You bit the bullet. You took the plunge. You signed up for a marathon. Whether it's your first or your 50th, you've got several months of training ahead of you. Even if you've done it before (perhaps especially if you've done it before!), marathon training can be daunting.

Which workouts should you include in your training schedule? What's the best way to stay fueled up and hydrated on long runs? How do you prevent injury? What happens if you hit a mental or physical snag? How do you handle conflicting training advice? What are the best ways to stay motivated?

Find the answers you're looking for with these top 10 marathon training tips. First, let's talk about your training schedule.