If you’re training for a half marathon, you probably have a lot of questions. Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about half marathons and their training.

When can I run with pain?

After a hard workout or on a long run, you are more likely to experience some overall muscle pain. But when you feel pain in a particular place, it could be a sign that something is wrong.

How to plan a half marathon time

Arrival times for most half marathons range from just over an hour for elite runners to 3 hours and more for slow runners or walkers. Predicting your race time is never an exact science …

What to do the day before a half marathon

Follow these tips to make sure you avoid making mistakes that will cost you precious time or harm you during your marathon or half-marathon.

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Should I stretch before or after a run?

Always warm up before you stretch. Stretching cold muscles is a bad idea. If your muscles aren’t relaxed before you stretch them, you’re more at risk for pulling them or creating a tear.

Why do I feel slow during my races?

Try to cut the distance off your run or your intensity (or both). Even if a reduction in mileage or intensity goes against your training schedule, you need to listen to your body and give it the rest it needs.


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