Marathon with one month training, am I crazy?

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Marathon with one month training, am I crazy?

I am considering it. One of the things Ive wanted to do, but frankly the 4 months of training is a bit much. Not bc I can't, but bc I have other interests.

Im in very good shape, run about 2x week as part of cross training, usually 5m. But, I have focused for the last couple of years Read the rest of this entry

Boston Marathon Training Tips

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The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon. The opportunity to run in this race is an earned privilege as those in the race must qualify. I ran the race in 2005 and had a wonderful experience. For a successful race and finish it is important to train diligently and mimic the Boston marathon course.

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Should I run a 20 mile race 3 weeks before a marathon? – Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers

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Should I run a 20 mile race 3 weeks before a marathon?

I am training for a marathon and this weekend ran 20 miles (4 weeks before race day). I have the opportunity to run a 20 mile race 3 weeks before. I would like to run it as a test, so that I can work out my race pace. For example if I have to walk, or couldn't run any further Read the rest of this entry

Half marathon in 4 weeks. Help!? – Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers

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Half marathon in 4 weeks. Help!?

I've entered the Reading half marathon which is in 4 weeks time. It's my first one! I've been really sick the last 2 weeks and am about 95% over it. My longest run is 9 miles which I did just before I got sick. With 3 weeks training time left is it worth training for it or is it not possible? Read the rest of this entry

Will a marathon hurt my shorter running times like 5k and 8k?

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Will a marathon hurt my shorter running times like 5k and 8k?

I wanna do a marathon, ive never done a marathon or halfmarathon however I runn on a college xc team our races are 8k and ive ran up to 13 miles without stopping and feel fine so i wanna do a marathon the thing is i want to not hurt my shorter runs such as 5k and 8k and am Read the rest of this entry

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