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Marathon Race Critical Physical and Mental Preparation Tips with 3 Weeks To Go

October 5, 2021
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a half Marathon race in Eldoret, Kenya
Runners in a past half marathon race in Eldoret Kenya. Photo by Justin Lagat

Finishing a marathon race needs proper preparations

As a runner, there is little you can do to significantly improve on your fitness level three weeks out from a marathon race, but there is a lot that can happen to ruin your race day—or even your reputation, if you are an elite runner and happen to stop at a roadside stand and buy a contaminated burrito containing the type of WADA-prohibited substances that can get you banned for years.

In a typical long distance running training program, weeks of hard training are followed by a recovery week (or two) allowing the body to re-energize and avoid stagnating in a running plateau. But, as race day approaches, a runner has to make sure they are in their best form and healthy on their race day.

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