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Which marathon training program? by JayDub R. Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 12:00am There are essentially as many marathon training programs as there are marathon runners (or aspiring marathon runners!). Everyone will have their own unique way of preparing themselves physically and mentally for the challenge of completing in a 42.2 km road race. There are also a lot of great programs out there especially designed to help peop ... Read on »
A Marathon Training Program For Real People With Busy Schedules by bengreenfield Facebook Posted Fri 14 May 2010 12:25am If you are a runner with a goal to run your first marathon or run a PR marathon then you no doubt been exposed to your share of marathon training program advice.  If your years of training and researching about how to train for and run a marathon or how to improve your marathon PR have resulted in frustration, self-doubt, and confusion, then ... Read on »
FFC Chicago Marathon Training Program by Lenka K. Posted Tue 28 May 2013 12:51pm I posted earlier this month that I'm running the Chicago Marathon with Team Bright Pink and I couldn't be more excited! Read more about the Bright Pink organization and why I'm running with them to raise money in my post here . You can also help me reach my fundraising goal by donating! Just click here or on the banner at the top of the page. ... Read on »
Half-Marathon Training Program by TheTrailJogger Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 8:43am I recently completed my first milestone race, the Rockledge Rumble 15K . I felt I was 100% prepared for the event and completed the distance with ease. After some reflection, I updated my milestone trail races to reduce the amount of time to train for and complete my ultramarathon goal . My next milestone race, the Cross Timbers Half-Maratho ... Read on »
Coach’s Corner: 2010 Marathon Training Program & Philosophy by irunnerblog Posted Wed 30 Jun 2010 8:23am You wouldn’t be reading this blog if you weren’t passionate, or at least passionately curious, about the sport of running. I have run almost everyday of my life for the past twenty years; sometimes just logging short recovery runs for a stretch and while at other times stringing together a 110 mile week of hard volume while my body and everyon ... Read on »
Hanson's marathon training program by Marathon Mommies !. Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Jan 2011 11:56pm A friend was recently talking about the Hanson marathon training program to me. She is starting to train for her 9th Boston (18th marathon!) and is considering the Hanson program. It'll be her first time following this training plan. Have you used this program? I understand the concept of limiting the long run distance and running on tired le ... Read on »
My Official Half Marathon Training Program by Marci G. Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 12:00am First, this morning I ran a very sweaty and humid 5 miles around the neighborhood. Barely 80 degrees but humidity is out of control. I hope running is easier in cooler temperatures! I don’t think I could have done more than that today, but was happy with that distance on hard pavement. I know I need more practice there. It is so nice and pe ... Read on »
Marathon Training Program: Week 17 - Taper Week 2 - One More Week! by Vern Myers Posted Sun 25 Apr 2010 12:00am (Graphic from my page at . The mileage in the graphic includes both running and cycling miles.) On my first taper week, I took advantage of the additional energy from reduced mileage to experiment with pace a little, and pushed it a little hard on a couple of runs, finding speed I'd never experienced ... Read on »
Marathon Training Program: Week 9 by Vern Myers Posted Sun 28 Feb 2010 12:00am Week 9 of the 18 week schedule represents the half-way point in this training program. This week was a third step-back/recovery week, following two more weeks of increasing mileage. The biggest difference from the previous week's schedule was a reduction of Sunday's long run from 17 miles to 12 miles.  I changed the distance on several of t ... Read on »
Marathon Training Programs by Marathon Mommies !. Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Sep 2009 10:01pm Call me INSANE, but apparantly I have the guts to sign up for the Ogden Marathon for next year.  I have decided that now is my time, regardless of the awful half I just did.  Training is HARD on me.  My body does not like the fact that my mind wants to run. :0)  My hip, knee, and feet have the biggest troubles.  I know that I will not be able to fi ... Read on »