30 Mar '16, 8pm

200-time sub-3:00 marathoner Doug Kurtis shares his secrets of success.

200-time sub-3:00 marathoner Doug Kurtis shares his secrets of success.

Since Detroit in October, he hasn't run another marathon, and he says he may not again (although we don't really believe him). "Two hundred at sub-3:00 was a nice place to stop," he says. "I had a long career because I had fun doing it. There's something really special about running a marathon." Here, Kurtis shares how you, too, can master the marathon. Sign up--now! Having a concrete goal is motivating--especially when you've paid for it--and the earlier you can get motivated, the better. Even if something comes up and you can't run the race, the entry fee is a worthwhile investment if it gets you out the door for a few months, Kurtis says. Advertisement Advertisement Run most of your miles easy. Kurtis's training plan calls for just one fast run--speedwork, a marathon-pace run, or a race--each week. The rest of the time, he advises running comfortably. Why? "A marathon i...

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