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🎩 hats 🧒 off to all you marathon runners

Ajs07
Ajs07
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Massive well done to all those completing their marathons recently, I am in awe of you all. I’m currently training for my first half marathon in October and get so excited when I hear your accounts. I can’t imagine running a full marathon, I think half will be my limit but am already planning other half marathons to be completed next year πŸ˜‚

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misswobble
misswobbleMarathon

You just keep going, and chipping away at the distance a bit at a time. You'll get there πŸ™‚

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator

Half marathons are awesome too, in fact they're possibly the best :)

Good luck with your training! Personally I think half marathons are the best!

mrrun
mrrunUltramarathon

I'm about to complete my HM 'approach' and, yes, there is something right about the distance and the training. Not too demanding, not too long and it feels really satisfying if taken carefully and in good time.

All the best of luck with yours!

Ajs07
Ajs07 in reply to mrrun

Thank you, just want to finish the first πŸ˜‚

benwill
benwillMarathon

Half marathons are good, never feel the pressure to go for a full marathon just because they are the next thing to do. Take your first half nice and easy there is plenty of time to improve.

Ajs07
Ajs07 in reply to benwill

Thank you , I’m just aiming to finish the first one this year😁 and I have my eye on 2 Hm next year for improvement 😜

roseabi
roseabiAdministrator in reply to Ajs07

You can't go wrong with that attitude

C3PO
C3POMarathon

Half marathons are definitely the best. My big takeaway from the marathon training has been that I really prefer the HM distance. It's tough enough to push you, but it doesn't get overwhelming.

lardofale
lardofaleHalf Marathon

I agree with that! I have a new respect for full marathon runners after completing my first half on Sunday. The feeling when you cross the line after all that time training is unbelievable, best of luck to you!

ju-ju-
ju-ju-Administrator

Great- keep us posted on your training progress :)

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