The Beginner’s Guide to Boston Marathon Training

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Boston Marathon photo by Olga Khvan

Running any marathon is a daunting task. Running the Boston Marathon—with its notoriously difficult course, wintertime training window, and a little something called Heartbreak Hill—is, frankly, sort of terrifying.

If you’re embarking on your first Boston Marathon this year, you may need some help to do your best on April 17. Lucky for you, we went to the pros. In this beginner’s guide to marathon training, you’ll find:

Good luck, and happy running.

Training Calendar



Tips & Tricks

Running Routes

Marathon Recovery

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