Time for your first marathon?

Deciding to run your first marathon is a big deal! When you sign up for your first marathon you’re committing to a lot of time and a lot of hard work. To make sure that you give yourself the best chance to be successful and enjoy it, I put together this handy flow chart!


Start with the amount of time you have until the race. This is a big factor when you’re thinking about your first marathon. Then follow through the rest of the questions to see if the marathon makes sense or if it might be better to focus on the half marathon.


Of course every runner’s situation is unique, so use this as a general guide and make sure to email me or drop a note in the comments section if you have any questions!