30 Apr '13, 11am

Want to qualify for the #BostonMarathon "start from where you are rather than where u want 2 be"

I, like many, am very motivated to qualify for the Boston Marathon after last week’s events. I’m currently 18 minutes away from that goal. Do you have any tips for shedding twenty minutes off my marathon finish time? I’ve run four marathons so far. Thanks, John [FYI, this is a long one folks. But if you stick it out to the end, you’ll pick up a lot of great training info on how to shed time and qualify for the Boston Marathon, plus a digital high-five.] Every goal worth achieving is one that teaches you how to be the best runner you can be. Although I can’t guarantee you’ll qualify, if you strategize, focus, and believe in yourself, you’ll definitely shave time off your marathon PR and be well on your way to a BQ time. Read an FAQ on qualifying and registering for the 2014 Boston Marathon here. The key is to develop a plan, train with consistency, and practice patience. It...

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