5 Common Marathon Training Mistakes

Having a plan for aid stations during your marathon is crucial going into the race. Photo: www.shutterstock.com


Is there a fall marathon on your racing schedule? Here are some things to remember as you put in the final few months of training.

The summer season is in full swing and for most runners, this doesn’t conjure up thoughts of the beach and barbecues, but rather the realization that marathon training has kicked into high gear. With just 12-16 weeks left before most of the major fall marathons, it’s time to buckle down and get serious about training.

Since training time is precious, you need to make the most out of every run on your schedule. Here are some of the most common training mistakes marathoners commit and how you can avoid them.

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