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Running plan review - for half marathon training

I'd take a look at the free half marathon training plans from Hal Higdon. Plans are available for all skill levels. The general formula for the beginner plans is as follows: Monday: rest Tuesday: ...
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Train to Run Marathons

Source: I've done one marathon, a 50k, and many, many, many runs at distances under that. I'm no expert just relaying what I've learned and come to understand. Hope you find it helpful. Running The ...
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How long before first marathon?

I would rather say it is not about waiting if not about preparation and training. I've seen people starting from the zero(in terms of running, otherwise in a good fitness) with 16 weeks plans and ...
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First Marathon for treadmill runner

I'm being a bit (very?) anal here, but it's a 10k not a marathon nor is it a quarter marathon. In any case, a week is a very short time to get ready! You need to start running outside on the real ...
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Can running up/down stairs substitute for hill runs in half-marathons?

To answer the title question literally, no -- the best way to practice running is to run. That's not to say that step training can't be helpful -- it's just that running up and down stairs is not a ...
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How should I adjust my half-marathon training schedule after missing a week?

Do the week as-is. As the 13.1 miles is on the week after I would not suggest bringing the 12 miles run week forwards.
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Is it feasible to train for a marathon in 15 weeks? I've just run a 1:55 half-marathon with no training

First you should make sure you are not over doing in in your training, but having said that if your long run is at 13 miles then yes you can do a Marathon in 15 weeks. Ideally you want 16-18 weeks for ...
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Is it feasible to train for a marathon in 15 weeks? I've just run a 1:55 half-marathon with no training

By the looks of it you are doing pretty good for yourself and yes age is on your side. If you have mental strength and strong will power that go for it. Remember you are young only once so try it as ...
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Train to Run Marathons

Join a local running club. There is always someone there that is training for a marathon.
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What's the best way to prepare for my first half marathon? Is strength and running training enough?

With four months to go you have plenty of time but you need to gradually build the distance up until you are running 18-20km maybe a few weeks before hand. If you only are going to run three times a ...
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How should I calculate my pace for the popular distances?

Look for a race time predictor. Here are some 5K and mile paces (in min/km) based on your 10K time of 52:31: Site Mile pace 5K pace Sport Tracks 4:42 5:02 Running Ahead 4:33 4:59 Luke Humphrey ...
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Running plan review - for half marathon training

The essential part of training for any marathon runner is endurance. You have to build the stamina required for the run you have selected; it can be a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or a full. For a beginner;...
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Running plan review - for half marathon training

You could also use Nike Running app, it has plans like the distance you want to run, it uses also height, weight, distance to generate the plan according to your needs. No, I don't work at Nike, I'm ...
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Train to Run Marathons

My advice to you is to stay sport specific. If you are relatively serious the only thing you need to do is : RUN ALOT. Presumably you are not a professional or amateur level athlete. That being the ...
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