With Marathon Weekend coming up in less than 8 months (that’s approximately 32 weeks from now), you can start getting into shape for it. The consensus for best training time seems to be 18 weeks, so you should plan to begin around May. Many trainers and guides, however, recommend running or training for a year before you actually join your first marathon. In any case, more training never hurts, and no training will definitely hurt you. We’ve rounded up some resources from several sites for marathon training, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced runner. There’s always new information out there. If you know any great training tips and resource sites, please send a link to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are some awesome resources for training:
Read about marathon training for beginners in Marathon Rookie.