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Marathon

Read all the latest articles on running a marathon in the Polar Blog. Get tips and advice from the pros on how to have a great race.

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Chasing a dream: From MS recovery to half marathon finisher

Mirjam Wissink is a self-described running addict who completed a half marathon despite her MS and now has her eyes set on the next goal: a full marathon.

January 2, 2019
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10 last-minute marathon tips for race day

Apply these 10 marathon tips and get ready to have an awesome race.

October 29, 2018
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How to deal with shoe-related marathon injuries

You’ve been training for months and race day has finally arrived. But something feels off… Here’s how shoes can cause marathon injuries and what to do when you notice something’s wrong in the middle of a race.

April 19, 2018
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The 3-phase marathon race plan – with pro tips for first-timers and seasoned runners

Whether you’re a first-timer or an ambitious PB chaser, these tips from a pro coach will help you achieve your goal and cross that finish line.

April 17, 2018
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4 weeks to marathon? Get ready to taper!

How should you prepare during the final four weeks before a marathon? First, reach your peak. Then, cut back and sharpen the knife.

March 22, 2018
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Marathon training | Getting the long runs right

When you enter the final 12 weeks of marathon training, the long run becomes a key focus. Running coach Nick Anderson tells us how to get the long runs right and “put the tiger in the cat”.

March 6, 2018
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6 race goals that have nothing to do with a PR

Focusing on a PR can be fun, but there are other race-day goals to consider. Consider one of these 6 race goals the next time you show up to the start line.

December 5, 2017
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What to do the night before your big race

It’s the night before the goal race you’ve been training for. Now what? Here are 12 pre-race strategies to help you get ready the night before the big race.

September 14, 2017
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How I recover from hard workouts | Molly Huddle

When running is your job, recovery is all in a day’s work. Here’s how U.S. Olympian Molly Huddle recovers from hard workouts.

August 8, 2017

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