In a stunning display of athleticism, double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge ran the marathon in a new world record time of 2:01:09 at the Berlin Marathon today.
Depending on your running experience, it can take you from ten to thirty weeks of training to prepare for a marathon. Even if you start from the couch, you can become a marathoner within 30 weeks with proper determination and a reasonable training plan. These 5 valuable training tips will help you to better understand how to train for a marathon.
Firstly, let us congratulate you on your decision to run a marathon. You now belong to a very small portion of people who are crazy enough and decide to take a plunge :). In order to do this, you will definitely need a marathon training plan.
Are you training for a marathon? If so, then don’t make these 3 colossal marathon mistakes that many of first time marathoners do! You know the saying that goes, “to err is human.” It is true but clever people learn form others mistakes instead of their own. It is quicker and it hurts less. 🙂