Today was the Pittsburgh marathon. I knew some people who were running in the marathon or half marathon so I made myself be motivated and at least get outside to run/jog/walk a few miles. I thought about those running the marathon a lot this morning and was trying to send some positive running spirits with them. When I was finished however, I began to wonder about the feasibility of myself ever training for a marathon (remember, I hate dislike running and am trying to like it). I looked through a few articles and finally found one at runnersworld.com about a rookie marathon training plan.
So runners, what do you think? Does this look like a good rookie marathon training plan? What marathon training plan do you follow?
The article further elaborates that during the “quality” runs you should mix and match from the following:
I’m really considering training for a half marathon to begin. I’ve never even run in a 5k, so I guess I should start with that first! I’ll have to revisit my own post after camp this summer to try this rookie marathon training plan!