15 Oct '15, 10am

Let one running coach convince you NOT to run a marathon (yet) #runchat via @runtothefinish

Let one running coach convince you NOT to run a marathon (yet) #runchat via @runtothefinish

I love running, you may have gathered that from the almost 1,000 posts I have now done on RunToTheFinish about running and of course, you know I’ve run 8 marathons and coached many others through their first marathon. Which could leave you scratching that sweaty ponytail head of hair as to why I’d be telling you NOT to run a race…so hang with me on this, you’ll see I might just have a few things you need to really consider. ANNNNNND NO I’m not telling you that running a marathon is bad for your body. We’ve busted that myth already, so watch it again if that’s your fear . Fall is the PEAK time for marathons and it feels like every runner is doing a marathon, which creates a concern that not doing one makes you less of runner. I find myself falling in to this mindset when I talk about training for a half. My long run was 10 miles, but compared to those doing 20 miles, sudden...

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