Grady has completed his first marathon and shares that it was anticlimactic. We took this as a good sign. We find out what percentage of his run was running verse walking, how much he had left in the tank, and what his recovery has been like so far. Ian Sharman helps guide his and our listeners through what his training moving forward should and will look like!
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Running your first marathon can seem daunting. The easiest way to make sure it can be enjoyable is to have a plan for pacing and to stick to it. We chat about Rebecca's first marathon coming up soon on the show today.
Would you use your first marathon simple as a marathon? We discuss this and how you should uses races in general to prepare for the big one!
Rebecca and Liza catch us up on some of the training about midway through the cycle. Liza explains the reason behind a couple of the scheduled runs Rebecca has on the calendar. We talk about the difference between being hurt, being injured, and being tough when you should be tough. Things most runners can relate to!
My First Ultra tells the stories of runners' first ultra. Our guest is from Lafayette, Indiana and works as a Director of Communication. Find out how long he gave himself from sign up until race day. What was his training like? What did he do for nutrition? The more we can share normal runners' stories from their ultra's the more everyone will learn before their first!
We all do this as runner's. Check our pace too often thinking about the impending cut offs for a race 6 months away. It's basic human nature. We don't want to fail. On today's show, why you need to trust the training and remember that all of the base training IS going to make you faster. Enjoy the show!