All indications are more and more runners are opting to run half marathon instead of the the big brother “Full Marathon” The main reason for this is training for and running a full marathon is just a killer!
Online Half Marathon training programs
There are many half marathon training guides online. You can choose from one of the following guides.
This program has been written by Christine Luff. They even provide a free Email training guide.
This half marathon training guide has been developed by runners world magazine.
This guide has been developed by fitness magazine.
Jeff Galloway Half Marathon Training for All Levels
Jeff Galloway is the brain child of walk run marathon strategy. He has written numerous books on half marathon running.
This program is from cool running website.
Lots of company in half marathon courses
According to Running USA, the 13.1 mile half-marathon is the fastest-growing distance in the sport. In 2007, there were over 500 half-marathon events and an estimated 650,000 finishers; a 10 percent increase from 2006. It was the second year in a row that the number of finishers and events increased by 10 percent and the fifth consecutive year that the distance has registered significant growth.