Training for a Half Marathon

Learn how to get ready for your race.

From Couch to Course: Half Marathon Training Tips for Non-Runners
So you’re a couch potato and you’re looking to run your first half-marathon? No problem. Even if it seems intimidating now, training for a half marathon is actually a lot easier than it sounds. Follow these tips and your couch to half marathon training plan will be well underway.... Read more
Half Marathon Speed Workouts
A half marathon is a physically and mentally demanding race that requires a great deal of training to build up speed and endurance. It is a commonly known fact that beginners of long races are not focused on speed but rather on completing the race. Therefore, it’s mostly about... Read more
Beginner’s Guide to Fueling During Your Half Marathon
Running a half marathon requires great strength, dedication and ample preparation especially if you are a beginner. Running non-stop for 13.1 miles can be quite demanding for the body. Unfortunately, some runners do not see the need to prepare enough which explains the large number of runners who do... Read more
5 Strength Training Exercises for Your Half Marathon
Everyone knows that during your half marathon training, you’ll be doing a lot of running. And if you’re doing any cross-training, you’ll probably be covering all the bases when it comes to cardio-vascular workouts. But one of the most overlooked aspects of training for long distance running is basic... Read more

Quote: Jesse Owens

Uncategorized February 26, 2014 0

I always loved running…it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the... Read more
The 5 Largest Half Marathons in the World
With the half marathon gaining popularity year after year, there are thousands of half marathons held worldwide. For those who are new to the sport, there are many choices on where to take on your first race. Half marathon enthusiasts have hundreds of convenient choices to tackle another. Half... Read more
7 Important Things to Know Before Running a Half Marathon
Half marathons and other marathons are important activities to take part in. However, they require a lot of involvement as well as information to enable those who are participating in them to attain the required level of success. They are related to training activities and the actual taking part... Read more
10 Week Half Marathon Training – It’s Possible
For runners there is no greater challenge than preparing for a significant distance race, whether it is the classic 26.2 mile marathon, or its shorter cousin the 13 mile half marathon. Both are great achievements, and each is different in the preparation involved to complete successfully. There have been... Read more
Treadmill Training for a Half Marathon
Training to run a half marathon is a very exciting time. During your training you will not only be pushing yourself physically but you will also be pushing yourself mentally. Many people who train for the half marathon come out of it tougher than before they went into it.... Read more
Half Marathon Injury Prevention
When training for a half marathon, it is critical that you practice injury prevention. Having good shoes, good running form and sufficient recovery time after workouts will definitely minimize the risk of injury. Many half marathon runners experience a number of injuries during training. It is important that you... Read more