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3 Great Marathon Predictor Workouts: Definitely one of the...

3 Great Marathon Predictor Workouts: Definitely one of the...

3 Great Marathon Predictor Workouts Greg McMillan, M.S. As the race approaches, marathoners want to know which pace is the right pace - the one that achieves the fastest time possible and avoids the all too common fade in the final few miles. This article discusses the three workouts that I use to gauge the best race pace for the marathoners I coach. The predictions are not fool-proof, but I find them to work for the vast majority of marathoners. As you prepare for your next marathon, these workouts can be helpful in your race planning. The 3 Best Marathon Predictor Workouts Fast Finish Long Runs The Fast Finish Long Run has quickly become a mainstay for competitive marathoners. I learned it from Gabriele Rosa - the coach of world record holder Paul Tergat - but many other coaches and athletes have used it successfully for years. On my website, a detailed article on how to...

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