Years ago, most runners would finish their whole running career without ever doing a marathon or even a half marathon. It seemed that 90 percent of all runners focused on 10k’s, which was the most popular rade distance in the 80’s. Then 5k’s became even more popular, and now half marathons continue to grow in popularity, overtaking 5k’s. Then, once that milestone is achieved, many runners look to the marathon as their next challenge.
This episode is for any runner contemplating running their first marathon. After listening, you’ll be in a much better position to make a wise decision regarding whether you:
- are physically ready
- are prepared to make the time commitment
- possess the dedication and discipline required
- have the mental strength for this event