Wellness

How to Train for a Marathon: 7 Important Training Concepts

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 6 min read

Training for a half marathon (13.1 miles) or full marathon (26.2 miles) can present both mental and physical challenges for a runner. However, developing a solid training plan in advance can help you overcome obstacles before they ever become problems so that on race day you can cross the finish line safely and with pride.