Half Marathon

My Latest Half Marathon Time Trial and a Feeling of Deja Vu

Two weeks ago, I ran my latest half marathon time trial. I was in much better shape than I was last year, and I expected to both improve my time and run a better race. Unfortunately, while my time did improve significantly I still blew up in the second half of the race – similar […]

Pros and Cons of a Jack Daniels Half Marathon Training Plan

Jack Daniels is a legendary running coach, and many runners look to him for advice on how to train. Jack Daniels half marathon training plans are rigorous training schedules that will get you in peak shape to cover 13.1 miles. If you’re looking for a training plan to help you prepare for a half marathon, […]

Pros and Cons of the Pete Pfitzinger Half Marathon Training Plans

Looking for a training schedule to get you through 13.1 miles and hit a new PR? Here’s an overview of the Pete Pfitzinger half marathon training plans, along with some guidance on whether or not they’ll work for you. Pete is an accomplished distance runner who went on to study exercise science and write several […]

Pros and Cons of Hal Higdon Half Marathon Training Plans

Hal Higdon is a runner and a long-time writer for Runner’s World. He’s also written a lot of books about writing, and his half marathon training plans are very popular among beginners. If you’re looking for a training plan to help you prepare for a half marathon, keep reading. We’ll take a look at Hal’s […]

Choosing From the Many 12 Week Half Marathon Training Plans

The half marathon – 13.1 miles – is a great race. It’s not as physically draining as a full marathon, but you also can’t wing it like you can a 5k. To be prepared, you’ll need to train – using one of these 12 week half marathon training plans. I took a look at a […]

More Half Marathon Reflections: Taper and Recovery

Last week, I ran a half marathon time trial and you can read more about the race itself here. But today I wanted to reflect a bit on my taper before the race and my recovery after the race. Tapering for My Half Marathon I increased my volume a lot over the summer, and at […]

My Fall Training Block – From 5k to Half Marathon

I spent the spring getting back into running after an injury, followed by some base building in the summer. By August, it was time to actually train a bit and set a baseline for what kind of times I could achieve. I didn’t have a solid plan, and I kind of muddled through a bit. […]

Lessons from a Half Marathon Time Trial: Don’t Go Out Too Fast

When I started running again earlier this year, my goal was to survive until the end of the year without getting injured and (hopefully) run a half marathon. Well, I made it to the fall injury free. And last weekend, it was finally time for the half marathon time trial that I had put on […]

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