6 Things to Consider Before Signing Up for a Long-Distance Race
It’s a marathon, not a sprint… And that’s before you even get to the race itself. We’re talking about the decision-making process that’s a necessary prerequisite to hitting submit on the registration form. Running a longer-distance race — such as a marathon, half-marathon, or a 10K — requires even more dedication than most would initially suspect, so there’s lots to consider, even aside from deciding whether you’d rather wrap in a trip to Walt Disney World or Disneyland, picking which training plan is the perfect fit for you, and gearing up. We spoke with six experienced marathoners and professional fitness buffs about what you need to take into account before you commit.