Spring marathon season will soon be upon us!
Holly and I will be running the Barcelona Marathon in March, and many of our friends and clients will be chasing PBs in London, Brighton, Edinburgh, Paris… the list goes on.
Many of the runners I meet at this time of year have secured charity marathon places, raising money for their chosen causes. Each one of these selfless runners is starting on their own journey, often with very emotive personal motivations.
Three Common Mistakes of the Charity Runner
At the risk of making sweeping generalisations, many of the charity runners I meet are closer to the beginner end of the spectrum than the high performance end. As such, they are possibly more susceptible to making mistakes in training and on race day that could jeopardise the outcome of their journey.
I asked Neil to put together his top three pieces of advice for such runners. Here goes…
Charity runners: you’re awesome! Take Neil’s advice onboard and enjoy the process.
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