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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Recommended Books

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119 Days to Go: How to train for and smash your first marathon
‘An awesome way to get to the start line of your first ever marathon and reach the finish line having enjoyed every moment!’ Paula Radcliffe
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Run Your Best Marathon: Your trusted guide to training and racing better
‘Quite simply, it contains the tools to make you a better runner. Make space on your bookshelf for this timeless, classic marathon manual.’ -Paul Tonkinson

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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