Marathon Training

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5 Challenges You’ll Face During the Philadelphia Marathon — And How to Prepare for Them

You know running the Philly Marathon isn’t going to be easy, right? To help you prepare for some of the event’s surprises, here’s five Philadelphia […]

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5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Rest Day During Philadelphia Marathon Training

Marathon training is exhausting — both physically and mentally. Month after month, you’re focused on one thing only: running. Weekend long runs start to become […]

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Not Ready for the Philadelphia Marathon? Try This Eight-Week Marathon Training Plan.

This Sunday will mark eight weeks until the Philadelphia Marathon and odds are, if you’re reading this, you’ve fallen behind in your training. If that’s […]

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Kick Off Your Philadelphia Marathon Training With This Group Run and Party

Welcome to Run Month at Be Well Philly! Every week, we’ll bring you the best and the latest on info on running around Philadelphia. Stay tuned for […]

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Running Coaches Around Philadelphia Who Can Help You Cross Your Next Finish Line

Welcome to Run Month at Be Well Philly! Every week, we’ll bring you the best and the latest on info on running around Philadelphia. Stay tuned for […]

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I Lost 50 Pounds Following This Philly Marathon Training Program

Welcome to Run Week at Be Well Philly! Every day, we’ll bring you the best and the latest on info on running around Philadelphia. Stay tuned for […]

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This Track Practice Workout Will Bring Back Your High School Sports Glory Days

There’s something very nostalgic about hitting up a high school track for your workout. Maybe it was the warm spring weather that reminded me of […]

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Kevin Hart Dares to Say the Gross Thought We All Have Before a Run

If there’s one thing that can stress out even the most endorphin-high runner, it’s pooping: whether they can go before they run; if the answer, […]

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The Workout Playlist to Make Your Next Long Run Feel Less, Well, Long

We’re in the thick of marathon training season, and if there’s one thing that can get you through those tough “WHY am I doing this? […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: The One Skill You Absolutely Need to Run a Successful Race

Nearly every long-distance running record, from the 1500-meter record to the marathon record, has been set by running negative splits, which is running the second […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: 3 Important Things Your Marathon Training Plan Won’t Tell You

Newsflash! The Philadelphia Marathon is a measly 10 weeks away, people! And for those of you who are following a training plan, the words and […]

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Marathon Training: Your Cheat Sheet to Prep for a Successful Race Day

My high school coach, Jim McCoach (Yes that was his name, Coach McCoach. No doubt he was born to be a coach) would always say […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training: Why You Need Rest Weeks, Not Just Rest Days

Marathon training is exhausting. There’s really no way around it. Week after week you head out the door on tired, achy legs preparing your body […]

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20 Training Tips for First-Time Marathoners from a First-Time Marathoner

On October 11th of this year, I successfully finished the Chicago Marathon. Considering I ran my first 5K just two years prior to this race, […]

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Philadelphia Marathon Training with Team Philly Kicks Off This Weekend

Just a reminder to all you folks with the Philadelphia Marathon ahead of you: The race is 14 weeks away! If you’ve been slacking off […]