Half marathons are perfect ways to push a few boundaries, to run further or faster than before. Yet they’re also a realistic and achievable goal to work towards.
Why bother with a half?
For marathon runners, it’ll do you good to drop down a distance, reduce your mileage and up your speed. Being in PB half marathon shape also represents a great springboard to catapult you into your best marathon build-up ever.
For regular 10K racers, stepping up to the half marathon will help to develop your strength, stamina and running efficiency. This means when you drop down a distance again, you’ll be stronger for longer and be able to crank up the intensity.
You’ve got to put in some serious training miles and deliver some key workouts to achieve a better half marathon. Let’s look at what it takes.
5 key pointers to smash your half marathon PB
Golden Training Runs
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