Marathon

Here are our posts dedicated to marathons, the race distance of 26.2 miles or 42.2 kilometers.

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London Marathon runners

10 tips to help you complete a marathon

So you’ve put in the months of training, completed your long runs, got your gear sorted, and now it’s just the actual matter of getting to race day and running those 26.2 miles, but you’re …

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Detailed marathon pacing articles

2 hour 15 marathon pace

2 hour 15 marathon pace chart

To achieve a 2 hour 15 marathon pace you will need to progress at 5:09 minutes per mile or 3:12 minutes per kilometer to finish in at just under 2 hour 15 minutes. No marathon is ever easy …

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2 hour 10 marathon pace

2 hour 10 marathon pace chart

To run a 2 hour 10 marathon pace you will need to progress at 4:58 minutes per mile or 3:05 minutes per kilometer to finish in at just under 2 hour 10 minutes. No marathon is ever easy …

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2 hour 5 marathon pace

2 hour 5 marathon pace chart

If you want to run a 2 hour 5 marathon pace you will need to progress at 4:46 minutes per mile or 2:58 minutes per kilometer to finish in at just under 2 hour 5 minutes. No marathon …

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marathon pace charts 5 hour 45

5 hour 45 marathon pace chart

For a 5 hour 45 marathon pace you will need to progress at 13:10 minutes per mile or 8:11 minutes per kilometer to finish in at just under 5 hours 45 minutes. This can be …

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marathon pace charts 5 hour 15

5 hour 15 marathon pace chart

If you’re aiming for a 5 hour 15 marathon pace you will need to progress at 12:01 minutes per mile or 7:28 minutes per kilometer to finish in at just under 5 hours 15 minutes. …

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marathon pace charts 4 hour 45

4 hour 45 marathon pace chart

To achieve 4 hour 45 marathon pace you will need to run at 10:53 minutes per mile or 6:45 minutes per kilometer to finish in at just under 4 hours 45 minutes. This isn’t out …

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marathon pace charts 4hr 15

4 hour 15 marathon pace chart

To run a 4 hour 15 marathon pace you will need to progress at 9:44 minutes per mile or 6:03 minutes per kilometer to finish in at just under 4 hours 15 minutes.. This is …

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3 hour 45 marathon pace charts

3 hour 45 marathon pace chart

You will need to pace your run at around 8:35 minutes per mile or 5:20 minutes per kilometer to fulfil your 3 hour 45 marathon pace and cross that finish line within that timeframe. This …

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3-15 marathon pace charts

3 hour 15 marathon pace chart

You will need to run at 7:27 minutes per mile or 4:37 minutes per kilometer in order to achieve a 3 hour 15 marathon pace. This is a great time for this distance and you …

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2 hour 45 marathon pace chart

2 hour 45 marathon pace chart

Running at a pace of 6:18 minutes per mile or 3:55 minutes per kilometer will get you a 2:45 marathon time, which would put you in the top 4% of male runners or top 1% …

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5 hour 30 marathon pace chart

5 hour 30 marathon pace chart

Running a 5 hour 30 marathon pace will need to run at around 12:36 minutes per mile or 7:49 minutes per kilometer to finish in at just under five and a half hours. Sub 5 …

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4 hour 30 marathon pace chart

4 hour 30 marathon pace chart

To run a 4 hour 30 marathon pace you will need to progress at 10:18 minutes per mile or 6:24 minutes per kilometer to finish in at just under 4 hours 30 minutes.. This is …

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3 hour 30 marathon pace chart

3 hour 30 marathon pace chart

Running a 3 hour 30 minute marathon is a great achievement and will require you to run at a pace of around 8:00 minutes per mile or 4:58 minutes per kilometer to come in just …

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2 hour 30 minutes marathon pace chart

2 hour 30 marathon pace chart

Running a 2 hour 30 minute marathon is a great achievement and will require you to run at a pace of around 5:43 minutes per mile or 3:33 minutes per kilometer to come in just …

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6 hour marathon pace chart

6 hour marathon pace chart

If you’re aiming to run a 6 hour marathon pace then you will need to will need to pace your run at around 13:43 minutes per mile or 8:31 minutes per kilometer to finish in …

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Christmas Shopping List for Runners

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Body Torch (Front and Rear)
Shokz OpenMove Bone Conduction Headphones
Best Reading
How to Run a Marathon by Vassos Alexander
Garmin Forerunner 245
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How to Run a Marathon: The Go-to Guide for Anyone and Everyone
Garmin Forerunner 245 GPS Running Watch with advanced training features, Black with Slate Band
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Keeping Safe
Body Torch (Front and Rear)
TOPWARD Running Chest Light for Runners, Body Torch for Dog Walking Jogging Hiking - Rechargeable Bright LED Front Lamp Rear Safe Run Light - Adjustable Beam with Reflective Gear - Gift for Women Men
Rating
Prime Status
Price
£19.99
Shokz OpenMove Bone Conduction Headphones
Shokz OpenMove Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Mic, Bone Conduction Wireless Headset with 6H Playtime, IP55 Waterproof Sports Headphones for Running, Workout, Cycling (Elevation Blue)
Rating
Prime Status
Price
£79.95
Best Reading
How to Run a Marathon by Vassos Alexander
How to Run a Marathon: The Go-to Guide for Anyone and Everyone
Rating
Prime Status
Price
£10.70
Garmin Forerunner 245
Garmin Forerunner 245 GPS Running Watch with advanced training features, Black with Slate Band
Rating
Prime Status
Price
£159.00