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Dec 24

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Tips on Marathon Running Knowing how to run at the correct pace is perhaps the most critical part of a successful marathon. If you start too fast, then you hit the wall and you will be lucky if you can finish the race. A slow start will still make you go through the finish line without much problems yet you will always be wondering when everything is over if you could have done better were you a little faster on the run. So you have to start somewhere in the middle of these two extremes, the perfect pace. One of the best marathon running tips is the 80 x 100 training workout. In this method you will be able to evaluate your overall running fitness and determine the optimum marathon pace for you to run at. You can find out how good you can be if you try this workout. If you think you can run a 3 hour 45 minute marathon then you should do the following. So, in 3 minutes and 45 seconds pace you should be able to run 800 meters on the track. Then rest and recover for an equal amount of time, 3 minutes and 45 seconds. It is important that you repeat this run-rest interval nine more times to complete ten cycles. This is not difficult at all.
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IF you goal is a 4 hour marathon, then pace your 800 meter repeats at 4 minutes and rest for 4 minutes in between. The same formula works for a goal of 2:39 marathon or a 4:27 marathon; it is quite easy.
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If you don’t know what the right pace is to start at, then just take your best guess and start there. If you find yourself unable to keep up the pace for ten intervals then it might be too fast for you and you can slow down and try again. If you still have energy to spare after repeating it ten times, then the next time pick up the pace by ten seconds or so. Look for the best pace by experimenting and checking what you can consistently maintain for ten intervals. This will be your new marathon pace. Continue doing your workouts at your best pace right up until two weeks before you run the marathon. Consistent training will help you run your best marathon; not hitting the wall or finishing only doing half your best. This technique works well with marathon pace training but don t use it to determine your race pace for the 5k. This is still good, though, as a base training for any distance race.