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Marathon Training

Ready for 26.2? You've Come to the Right Place

The marathon is running's most sought-after goal. Find 26.2 training tips, advice, plans and much more. View the Marathon Training Schedule for Beginners to get ready for your first race.

 


Marathon Training Articles

Must-Have Marathon Checklist

Whether you have weeks to go or merely hours, follow this checklist to ensure you’ll get to the starting line wellfueled, relaxed and ready to run yo

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7 Fun Kid-Friendly Races

Many standard 5Ks offer a shorterdistance option for kids, but these races are some that offer certain themes or unique spins to get kids excited to

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5 Things to Know About Let Me Run

If you have a young boy who isn't sure what he'd like to participate in this fall, consider introducing him to Let Me Run.

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