7 Truths about Training for a Distance Run ...


As a certified trainer and distance runner, I'm accustomed to the amount of time and effort training for a distance run can take. After running 21 marathons and hundreds of other races, I've had my fair share of experience with sacrifice when training. Despite all the hard work put forth, the accomplishment makes it all worthwhile. But before you sign up for a distance run, you should be aware of what it takes. Here are the truths about training for a distance run:

1. Time

When training for a distance run, you should be aware it's going to take time to train each day. Depending on the race you're training for, it can take anywhere between 1 and 3 hours to train each day. Be ready to dedicate time to your training so that you can have a great race!

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