Run a Marathon Without Leaving Your Seat!

On January 18, 2010, in Running, by Robert Dallison

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to run a marathon?

Watch this video of the ING Miami Marathon course, and experience for yourself what it is like to go the distance!

In this 8-minute “drive-through” you get to see the complete 26.2 miles, covering South Beach, Venetian Causeway, Coconut Grove and Key Biscayne.

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Anyone Can Run a Marathon – Yes, Even You!

On January 14, 2010, in Running, by Robert Dallison

I just used my lunch break to watch this documentary from NOVA, following 13 sedentary non-athletes and their nine-month quest to run the Boston Marathon.

Inspiring and encouraging for those days when it’s hard to maintain your training schedule!

If you are a runner (or wondering about how to get started) then you should definitely watch this documentary. It is long but worth watching all the way through.

Thanks to my Twitter friend @Oblinkin for the original link. I found it here on RunBlogger, in his post explaining why you should consider running a marathon. Had I not already made this decision, his article would have convinced me!

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  • Running PRs

    5K - 23:17 (Oct 16, 2010)
    5K - 23:37 (Mar 13, 2010)
    5K - 26:23 (May 23, 2009)
    10K - 49:09 (Oct 3, 2010)
    10K - 49:36 (Nov 26, 2009)
    10K - 51:36 (Oct 4, 2009)
    13.1 - 1:46:28 (Mar 07, 2010)
    13.1 - 1:52:23 (Nov 13, 2009)
    26.2 - 3:53:49 (Jan 30, 2011)
    26.2 - 4:39:14 (Jan 31, 2010)

    Running Goals

    5K - 22:00
    10K - 45:00
    13.1 - 1:40:00
    26.2 - 3:45:00
    Feb 2012, four marathons in 4 days
    May 2012, ten marathons in 10 days