Category Archives: Marathon

Yasso 800s – Long Distance Training

Yasso 800s

Chances are that if you are training for a marathon, researching on the web, and possibly a subscriber to Runner’s World magazine you have came across the “Yasso 800s” workout. A brief explanation (and history) of the workout is on the Runner’s World website¬† but I’ll explain to the best of my ability below. At Continue Reading

Marathon Training – Importance of the Long Run

Long Run

The long run. Sounds intimidating for any beginning marathon runner. I thought the long run was supposed to be the actual marathon, why do I have to do all these other ones! Many marathon training schedules consist of a couple of short and mid-length runs followed by one long run each week. However, some veterans Continue Reading

Half Marathon to Marathon Training

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Congratulations, you ran all 13.1 miles of your half marathon! Awesome achievement and something you will never forget. Of course, now you are looking for even more of a challenge aren’t you? You are looking to move on from a half marathon to a marathon and need the proper training tips to make it happen. Continue Reading

Your First Marathon – Tips for Beginners

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So you are thinking or have signed up to run your first marathon. You have made the first step in becoming one a few people to accomplish the 26.2 mile race. Okay, maybe not a “few” people, but it definitely is not a common occurrence! Whether you have ran in official races before or not, Continue Reading

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