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Training for a marathon can be scary. It probably should be scary, I mean, it’s not something to take lightly! Here is a top 10 list of how NOT to run a marathon- any marathon.
I ran one marathon- one and done, fo’ sho’!- and I pretty much did everything wrong.
However, YOU won’t make that mistake because YOU are going to research the crap out of everything before you decide to run a marathon, right? Right.
Top 10 List: How NOT to Run The Walt Disney World Marathon
Things to consider:
- The right shoes and clothes are key. Figure that out!
- Find a running coach or at least someone who can help you through those training slumps. You need support.
- Figure out the fuel options. You’ll want something on those 26.2 miles to keep your body going.
During the planning for my marathon, I came across this fun infographic on what NOT to do.
Thanks, Pro-Form, for helping me out with this one!
Take a look and see if you agree. And if you have any additional tips to share on how NOT to run a marathon, I’m all ears!
More runDisney Marathon Advice
These posts may also help you train for the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon. If you are running your first or your 50th marathon, Walt Disney World is the place to do it.
Training has officially begun according to the Jeff Galloway training plan, so you want to make sure you’re getting those miles in. That’s probably the smartest thing you can do for your marathon: yeah, you gotta train!
And if you want the full graphic to pin for later, you can find it here:
Patty Holliday has been running Disney since 2011. She knows just about every tip, trick, and hack there is to cover the runDisney Magical Miles at Disney World and Disneyland. She knows every mile isn’t *always* magical- but most of them are pretty full of pixie dust at Disney!