February 10, 2017
For a short answer, a 10 km run translates to ten kilometers. This is equal to 6.2 miles, and yes, double the distance you need to cover in a 5 km race. Furthermore, to give you an example, you'll need to scale the famous Eiffel Tower at least 32 times to give you an equivalent of covering 10 km. If you're thinking of running a 10 km marathon, then there are some things you need to keep in mind. You can't simply hope to start a 10 km run and finish it without proper endurance training. A lot...
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February 07, 2017
The finishing time for marathons, which are most commonly of 26.2 miles varies depending on the participant. World class elites take a bit more than two hours to finish a marathon while other individuals take up to more than eight hours. According to Running USA, the average finishing time for a marathon in the USA back in 2014 was four hours, nineteen minutes, and twenty-seven seconds. On the other hand, the average finishing time for a marathon for women was four hours, forty-four minutes, and nineteen seconds. Calculating an estimate Before you take part in a marathon, you should...
July 12, 2015
Training for a marathon takes a lot of time and energy. It also takes following certain routines and specific plans. And even though these are generally laid out in great detail, mistakes can be and often are made, potentially affecting your success on race day. With that thought in mind, here are five marathon prep mistakes that you’ll want to avoid as you get ready for your next 42 kilometer race: Not giving yourself enough training time. If you are already in pretty decent shape, you may be inclined to think that you don’t need much training time. However,...
February 21, 2015
Running is a great way to get and stay in shape. And if you’ve always just run shorter distances, then you are missing out on the many benefits that long distance running has to offer. However, if you are thinking of transitioning into covering more miles in your running sessions, there are some things that you need to know first. Slow Down While you may be able to retain a fairly fast speed when running a 5K, slower is better if you are running a longer distance. This will help you keep your energy and momentum up long after you...