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Have you ever thought about walking a marathon? In a recent poll 70% of walkers surveryed stated a desire to train for and participate in a marathon or distance walking event. 18% of those polled have previously walked in a marathon, and most of those would like to do it again some day. Maybe you want to, but don't know where to start. The purpose of this site is to encourage you and provide information to help you along the way.
Marathon Training - Basic training schedule information
Training Plans - Choose from a variety of training plans.
Marathon Training Tips - Tips for your marathon training and the BIG day.
Training To Walk A Marathon - It's a great challenge and if you accomplish it, you'll know why so many marathoners think they are invincible.
Could I Be A Marathon Walker - Most people, barring physical injury or serious illness, can!
Still not sure. Is there a little voice telling you impossible ... you CAN'T do that. Visit our MESSAGE BOARD for encouragement, marathon information, and training discussion.
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A MARATHON STORY
Contributed by Keith, Israel
I had open-heart (triple bypass) surgery some years back, and felt that I needed to lose some weight. Exercise seemed easier that dieting (I have enough problems watching my cholesterol, salt, sugar, etc.), so we started walking - half an hour every day.
I got the marathon "bug" after reading stories from other marathoners on these e-mail groups, and decided that this would be a target for my 55th birthday. Sunday, March 4 was the big day, and here is our story.
MY FAVORITE THINGS
I am a bit of a gear geek. I like to try new things and I become very dedicated to the products that work for me. Frequently I am asked about the products I like for marathon training. Here is a quick list of some of my favorite things: