How To Avoid Hitting The Wall On Your Marathon: 6 Expert Tips

Running a marathon is HARD, but what makes it even harder is “hitting the wall.” If you’ve run a marathon, there’s a good chance you know what it means to hit the wall, because it’s an unmistakably terrible feeling.  Hitting the wall happens in a marathon is when your body has run out of fuel … Read more

How To Run A Sub 2 Hour Half Marathon + Training Plan

Running a sub 2 hour half marathon is a great benchmark for the 13.1 mile distance: it shows a certain level of training and underlying fitness. It also just so happens to be slightly faster than average – the average half marathon time is 2 hours and 55 seconds! Aiming to break the 2 hour … Read more

Half Marathon Recovery Guide: How to Recover from a Half Marathon

Half marathon recovery is one of the least glamorous aspects of your half marathon. Once you cross that finish line, the last thing you want to do is follow another schedule (unless you’re the kind of person who thrives on schedules).  But the recovery is just as important as the miles you put in during … Read more

What To Eat Before a Half Marathon + FREE 4-week meal plan

Knowing how to fuel, or what to eat before a half marathon is an essential part of your race day performance. Your body can store energy in the form of glycogen in your muscles and liver, so ensuring you’ve got these reserves topped up means you’re more likely to do well in your half marathon! … Read more

Couch To Half Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide and Training Plan

Going all the way from being on the couch to half marathon ready is a huge journey, and requires an investment of a lot of time, effort, and exercise! The good news is that it’s not all hard work! Training for a half marathon can be a lot of fun, and can has positive effects throughout the … Read more

Wizz Air Skopje Marathon – Field Report

Macedonia’s capital of Skopje hosted it’s annual marathon this past weekend.  In this guest post, local Slavko Desik gives his field report from the event, along with a wealth of local information for any runners interested in checking out a future edition of the event. Recurring annually around the beginning of May, the Wizz Air Skopje Marathon … Read more

12 Tips For Your Half Marathon Preparation

Here’s my bullet list of 12 half marathon tips – the important things to remember before your half marathon.

Regardless of whether it’s your first or your 50th race, it never hurts to run through the checklist below and make sure you’ve considered all the points.

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