Getty ImagesIf you’re one of the 50,000 runners gearing up to pound the streets of Newcastle on September 20 then this page is just for you! From the perfect two-week taper to nipping race-morning nerves in the bud, trouble-free transport
good, tried-and-trusted breakfast... Heres what to do next to ensure race-day bliss...1. Arrive earlyRacing is meant to be enjoyable. Tough, perhaps, but enjoyable. So dont stress yourself by arriving late on the big day. Aim to turn up an hour before
:minutes:seconds): : : Please estimate my time for: kilometresmilesPredicted time (hours:minutes:seconds): : : The formula was originally devised by Pete Riegel, a research engineer and marathoner, and published in Runner's World, most recently by Owen Anderson in 1997
No looking back!Welcome to the Runner's World race-week index. Whether you've been training for this all year, or you've just entered tomorrow's race after a drunken bet last night, we're here to do you proud.Frankly, the final week is a time
Even experienced marathoners can find race-day a journey into the unknown. Arm yourself to deal with the unexpected, though, and youll have a marathon experience to cherish. Here are links to the articles that show you how to ride out whatever
These guides are for people in an enormous hurry. There's some very useful further reading at the bottom of the page...Congratulations – you're going to run a great marathon! So now what?Marathon training through the winter can be a cold and lonely business; finding a training pa...
If you’ve been training for weeks, you’ll want to make the last workout before your race count. Studies indicate the best way to prepare for a race is to reduce the volume of your running (mileage) while maintaining the intensity. These four track sessions do just that. They s...
-scratching scenarios:I blew up The end of the race is in sight, but you feel as if youre running through porridge and scything through the field backwards. Were you a little over-enthusiastic at the start? Without fail, every race has a group of runners who speed off
with athletes at Olympic and World Championship level and is an active runner himself, having recently completed the Amsterdam and Lisbon Marathons. What are the objectives of this study?There are two key objectives. The first is to establish how various mental
from runner to runner. A seasoned marathon runner – or someone whose training plan included a high mileage base – can expect to bounce back quicker than a marathon novice for example.What you can do though, is make sure you know exactly what your body
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