London Marathon – Your first marathon
If you are running your first London Marathon, then congratulations! Not only have you made it through the ballot, or successfully secured a charity place, but by now, you should have your base miles behind you.
If for any reason you haven’t got into your running yet, it is time to re-assess your goal. By all means, take part, but unless you are a very experienced runner, it is very late in the day to get the necessary conditioning to complete the run and stay healthy and injury free.
Hopefully, though your preparations are well underway, and you have many long and easy miles under your belt. If so, you’ll probably be feeling a mix of anticipation and apprehension, in the knowledge that with a little over 13 weeks to go, there is a still a lot of work to be done.
So to help you on your way with your first Marathon, here are a couple of useful tips to help you avoid any pitfalls in the coming months.