The first marathon (42 km or 26.2 miles) is one of those moments that a runner will never forget for the rest of his life.
Becoming a marathon runner helps into forging a person’s character, and also in understanding that a human being is able to accomplish much more of what anybody could think.
However, running a marathon is difficult, especially for the beginners who will be running a distance they have never run before.
Therefore, if you’re preparing to run your first marathon, we recommend you to watch this short video. It will show you the typical phases a beginner goes through when running his first marathon, with a little touch of humor.
First-time Marathoner: the difficulties of the first race
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