Running long distances is not for the faint of heart. But it’s something that anyone can do if they develop and nurture the courage and determination of their heart. Running long distances takes a lot of heart! And that statement is true both in the physical sense and the metaphorical.
While every body is different, training for long distances is a methodical and practical concept that applies to all who desire to go beyond the 5K distance. Thousands and thousands of people have trained for, entered and completed the various long distance events using similar training principles.
TheLongDistanceRunner.com has been created to help anyone who is desiring to test their heart and courage. We provide training tips that is helpful anyone who has the will to become a runner of long distances. But please keep in mind that everything we publish is opinion only and should not be considered as professional advice or recommendations. Also, DO NOT embark on any long distance training program without first consulting your doctor. Running long distances stresses the body and can result in serious injury. Your doctor will be able to determine if there are any underlying medical conditions that could be exacerbated by running long distances.
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“The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” — John “The Penguin” Bingham