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

  • By Linzay Logan
  • Published Feb. 1, 2013
  • Updated Feb. 1, 2013 at 1:49 PM UTC

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.”

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Linzay Logan

Linzay Logan

Linzay Logan is a contributing editor to Competitor magazine.

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