Half Marathon, Marathon, Running, Training

Why you should run a training race before your real race?

Whether you want to run a full or Half Marathon, you probably have come across a training plan that features a test or training race a few weeks before your real race. You might have thought: “why should I run a race other than my real one?”

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Berlin Marathon
Half Marathon, Marathon, Race Review

Beat Berlin Marathon! Pain, sweat, tears and the sub 4 hour goal…

When you are a runner, you have heard about the Berlin Marathon. It is the flattest and fastest course in the world and origin of many World Records. The current one being 2:02:57 from Dennis Kimetto in 2014.

Even if you are a non-elite athlete running Berlin Marathon is special. It is an honour, as you either have to be very fast or very lucky to get it. It is also a challenge, as nearly everyone running will try to take advantage of the flat course and run a new personal best. And it is historic because the course goes through a city that used to be divided for a long time.
So when I won a spot in the ballot I was very happy. Even more when I found out that quite a lot of my friends would also be running.

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