Emilia Benton is a freelance writer and editor, a 10-time marathoner, frequent traveler and avid amateur baker. She lives in her hometown of Houston with her husband, Omar, and Boston Terrier rescue, Astro.
One of the biggest mistakes runners make when training for long distances for the first time is doing their easy and long runs too fast.
Something is generally better than nothing—even if you only manage a short session. Here’s how to find training time in your busy schedule.
No matter what distance you’re running, it’s important to pace yourself according to your ability. Sticking to a plan will keep you prepared for the rising challenge.
Running starts with a first step. Take yours now.