Marathon training is a long process but there are plans for every level of runner. Marathon training requires dedication and a good plan but it can still be fun. Check out these great marathon running guides.
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How Advanced 10K Training Works
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How Hitting the Wall Works
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How Hill Training Works
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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.
So, you've finally made the plunge -- it's time to start training for your first marathon. Of course, it's no walk in the park. You need to be ready to tackle a distance of 26.2 miles at a steady pace. How do you make sure you cross that finish line?
By John Fuller
So you've run a few marathons. Big deal -- now it's time to race. If you want to pass that 26.2 mile marker with a better time, you may be ready for an advanced level of training. How can you improve your long-distance running without succumbing to the stress?