How Long Does It Take To Train For A Marathon?

Running a marathon is a serious personal challenge, and your success depends a lot on how much marathon training time you have invested in the months leading up to the big day. But how long does it actually take to train for a marathon? It all depends on your base running fitness level, as we’ll … Read more

Ultramarathon Preparation: Researching Your Race

Besides training, a large part of your ultramarathon preparation should involve researching your race well beforehand.  This is especially true if you’re travelling to an exotic location to run an ultra. You want to know exactly what you’re going to face during your run so you can prepare adequately, adjusting your training if necessary and … Read more

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 this blog, I’ll walk … Read more

Cross Training For Runners

For runners, cross training means doing any type of exercise which compliments your running training.  Almost any form of work out or exercise will complement your running fitness, though some are better than others.  Here, I explore the different options runners have when it comes to cross training – and which ones will have a … Read more