10 Tips For Marathon Runners

Running a marathon is one of the toughest challenges you are likely to put your body through in your lifetime so preparing for it in the right way is imperative.  If you follow the best advice and guidelines throughout your training as well as the race, you are far more likely to achieve your goals and you give your body a much better chance of a speedy recovery.  Here are 10 tips to help you succeed.

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Dress smart 


And by this I don’t mean wear a suit, of course.  It is really important to make sure that you will be comfortable when you run, whether it’s a 5k training run or the marathon itself.  A good pair of running shoes that provide you with support, cushioning, and durability is essential.  Similarly, wearing clothing that is specifically designed for running will make your running experience far more comfortable.  If you buy new clothing or shoes before you run a marathon, always do a few test runs in the clothing before the event.  This way, if there is any rubbing or soreness you have time change your choice.

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