11 Apr '16, 2pm

You be the Coach: How should John pace his marathon?

I think an important factor to take into account is actual race logistics. I feel this is sometimes underestimated. When you are running by yourself, or in a training group, it is easy to maintain pace but in an actual event there are some elements that come into play. Especially if you are not an elite runner starting at the front of the pack! I ran the Rotterdam Marathon yesterday. Prior to that my half-marathon record time was 1:47:00, and I was comfortable running a 5min21s / km pace, which would let me finish a marathon in 3:45:00. This seemed like not a bad target. I had also decided to enjoy the race, and to fit my race strategy to avoid running into the wall. On the day itself, it was quite warm so I really made sure that at each fuelling station I took time to drink properly and take my nutrition. This worked well, I ran the marathon relatively comfortably, but it...

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