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St. George Marathon


Saturday, April 02, 2011

I signed up for the 2011 St. George Marathon yesterday. The race isn't until October, but I think I want to use all that time for slow steady training. I ran my first half marathon this past February and it went fine. My primary goal for this coming marathon is to train and run it without injuring myself. A secondary goal is to enjoy the experience with my 17 year old son.

My next steps: recoup from a torn hamstring (doing well now), decide on a training schedule, and figure out how to buy some new running shoes for about mid summer.
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WATCHINGMYW8 4/5/2011 8:01PM

    Thanks, Nolarunner. I just checked out runnersworld.com and created a training plan. I agree that their paces are a bit slow, but I can easily work with that.

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NOLARUNNER 4/2/2011 5:37PM

    I am currently using the smart coach training plan on runnersworld.com. It's very pace specific and you can input when you want your long run, when the race is, etc and it spits out a training plan (free). I think the paces are a little slow but it's good since you're looking for slow and steady.

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