Marathon

Running the Marathon is a challenge many runners set themselves. With the right preparation and training this is a goal virtually everyone can achieve. We have everything you need to achieve your marathon running goal free to view on site from the beginners first run to the serious athlete aiming to break 3 hours for the distance.

Former Elite Marathon runner Paul Evans gives his inside hints and tips of how to make the most of race day for any big city marathon including the London Marathon.

Former Elite Marathon runner Paul Evans gives his inside hints and tips of how to train for your first Marathon.

This 14 week plan takes the beginner step by step through the training needed to complete your first marathon. Increasing time on your feet and gradually building the miles up is the aim.

Once you have a little experience then you might want to break the 4 hours barrier. This means running consistantly around the 9 minute mile mark. This programme will help you get there.

Going under three and a half hours for the marathon is a good standard for a club runner and means increasing your pace to average around 8 minute miles.

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