This is my basic how to guide on getting your place on the starting line for your next marathon major. These are entry methods I have used or learned along my way to earning 5 marathon major finishes over the past 14 months. As well as some others which I was not aware off. Hopefully you may find this of use on your journey to the 6 star medal.
Marathon number 3 and my first World Marathon Major. I ran this marathon as part of the Prostate Cancer UK team and like all marathons, it was a marathon of two halves. A good half and a not so good half.
After 19 weeks of training I enter the final 2 weeks of my Berlin training. Two weeks of tapering and resting up for Berlin.....
After 17 weeks of training, these are my final two weeks of "proper" training before entering taper for weeks 20 & 21 then marathon time... it is getting close!
After missing 3 weeks of training due in injury, it is time to get back at it and get marathon ready for Berlin, just 4 weeks to go until the big day, just how ready am I going to be for this after missing 3 weeks? Also stepping up my swim training now with the 2 mile Swim Serpentine event less than 3 weeks away now!!!
So the Run Streak has ended after 87 days!! only just over half way through to my target.... take a read for more on why I stopped, how I felt about stopping.
After a big week of running in week 11 my legs are feeling a little tired but no time for rest now, these next four weeks see the two longest runs of my training plan with an 18 mile run in week 12 and 20-miles in week 15. I have spent the first 10 weeks… Continue reading BERLIN MARATHON 2017 TRAINING SUMMARY – WEEK 12 – 14