Targeting a 2.40 marathon. This is how I’m training.
New York City Marathon, November 2010: 3.57.
Long Beach, California, September 2021: 2.57
Orange County, California, May 2022: 2.49
From 3.57 at the age of 30 to 2.49 at 42. In fairness, though I’m comparing apples to oranges so the idea is not impress with my progression. I was running for fun in my younger years and only recently, in the last two years, I’ve become a very good runner.
This coming year I would like to run a 2.40 marathon. That means I’ll have to…