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Marathon Training

No other running event in the world demands such reverence as the marathon. The longest standard distance footrace, the 26.2 mile event has been a tradition that has inspired runners for generations. To complete a marathon is a great accomplishment in itself, as simply going from the start to the finish line requires a great deal of mental and physical strength.

The marathon presents a distance challenging enough that regardless of your time goals, not finishing the race becomes a very real possibility. The training plans provided here will ensure that you do not hit the wall, but it will require your dedication and commitment to prepare your body and mind for race day.

Beginners Marathon Training Plan - 10 Weeks to Your First Marathon
Beginners Marathon Training Plan - 10 Weeks to Your First Marathon If you are considering running a marathon, then you are no longer a true "beginner"! Congratulations on taking this important step-up in your running and fitness goals! If you are a new runner . . . Keep reading
Advanced Marathon Training Plan - 10 Weeks to Your Fastest Marathon
Advanced Marathon Training Plan - 10 Weeks to Your Fastest Marathon The advanced Marathon plan is suitable for runners with a solid background of more intense training, higher mileage, and performance-oriented goals. To effectively use this plan, you should . . . Keep reading
What to Expect in A Marathon.
What to Expect in A Marathon. If you are preparing for your first marathon, the distance can seem overwhelming at first. However, once you log a few good long runs and build your stamina over the course of the program, the distance itself will no longer . . . Keep reading
Intermediate Marathon Training Plan - 10 Weeks to A Great Marathon
Intermediate Marathon Training Plan - 10 Weeks to A Great Marathon The intermediate Marathon plan is best suited for runners who have been running for a little while, have probably completed a few marathons before, and want to improve their performance over the distance. This plan . . . Keep reading
Training Glossary
Training Glossary Colorado Leg Circuit(CLC): This routine is best done following long runs; 10x Forward Lunge, 10x Backward Lunge, 10x Cross-Over Lunge, 10x Lateral Shuffle. Active Isolated Stretching(AIS): This is a flexibility technique . . . Keep reading
 
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