Friday, November 2, 2012

Is Half Marathon Requirement For Marathon?

The simple answer is "no".
However, I will tell you from experience that completing one or more half marathons is good preparation before doing a full marathon for two big reasons.  First, it mentally prepares you.  Mental preparation for a full marathon is just as important as physical preparation.  Additionally, you will find that a full marathon is much beyond a half, so getting that foundation under your belt is a good idea.

Christine Luff recently shared some thoughts worth considering on this issue in her blog found on

Taking a little break following this post for a convention.  Check back soon!

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