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How do I train for a half-marathon?

By Anonymous January 16, 2015 - 10:33am
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I've recently decided to take up running, and I'd like to eventually run a half-marathon. I haven't been very active in the past, so I can only manage to run as much as a 5K. I'm clueless as to how to get myself to be able to run such a long distance, but I'm determined to get there. How can I prep myself to be able to go the distance in a couple of weeks?  

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Dear Anon,

Thank you so much for reaching out to the EmpowHER community!

Congratulations on your decision to start running!

It is important to prepare yourself physically and mentally for the task before you. By slowly working your body up to long distances and eating the right foods, you can equip yourself with the tools you need for success.

Here's a great article from the community about getting started. Click here

Keep us updated on how your preparations go.



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