A Four Hour Marathon Training Plan

A Four Hour Marathon Training Plan

A 4-hr marathon is a very common goal for runners – here is our training plan to achieve that goal. It just so happens that the average marathon time is somewhere between four and five hours.   This has meant that the 4-hr mark is a significant barrier many...
Distance Running Foot Care

Distance Running Foot Care

Foot care is a subject all distance runners should know about, preferably before they suffer from foot problems!  No matter how well you’ve prepared and conditioned your feet prior to your run, you can’t predict what’s going to happen when you’re out on the trails....
How To Build A Training Plan For Your Marathon or Half Marathon

How To Build A Training Plan For Your Marathon or Half Marathon

A solid training plan is your key to marathon or half marathon success, plain and simple. By first setting your goals and then designing a training plan to suit those goals, you are laying out a roadmap to success – then all you have to do is follow the roadmap. In...
The Sub 4 hr Marathon : Essential Guide + Training Plan

The Sub 4 hr Marathon : Essential Guide + Training Plan

In this post, I look at how to train and pace yourself in order to guarantee a sub four hour finishing time. It requires a good base level of fitness and an extensive training plan (I’ve included one here) – but in the end, a sub 4 hr marathon comes down to focusing...
My New Marathon eBook – Marathon In 3 Months

My New Marathon eBook – Marathon In 3 Months

This week I’ve launched my latest Marathon eBook – Marathon in 3 Months. It’s an 87-page guide focused on getting you race ready in just twelve weeks.   The book includes training plans, training advice, expert tips on nutrition, preparation and injury prevention....
How Nike Almost Broke The Two Hour Marathon

How Nike Almost Broke The Two Hour Marathon

Nike’s audacious #Breaking2 campaign – attempting to run a marathon in under 2 hours – came up 25 seconds short on Saturday.  Despite not succeeding in breaking the 2hr mark, it set a new record. And Nike and it’s athletes are proving that challenging perceived limits...

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