Training Tip 2 from Little Rock Marathon Coach Hobbit Singleton:
The three most important attributes for a person who's training for a marathon or a half
marathon are commitment, commitment, commitment.
You need to be aware that this is going to take a lot of time out of your schedule, of your life.
So, if you're thinking about training for the marathon, by all means, start out training for the
But if something should happen, and life gets in the way, which it always does, then you can
always drop back to the half marathon schedule without having any kind of a break in your
It's a lot easier to drop back to the half then think you're going to train for the half and decide to do the full and try to jump up your mileage.
Click here for the 2011 Marathon Training Fact Sheet.