Coach Jenny’s Top-5 Tips for First-Time Marathoners

3. Pace Yourself

“I’m a huge advocate of negative splits. It’s all about effort, less about pace. Hold back your effort level so you can push hard effort wise in the second half. The strongest runner at the end is almost always going to be the fastest.”

Get our best running content delivered to your inbox

Subscribe to the FREE Competitor Running weekly newsletter

Top Stories

Videos

Photos