My 5 top tips if you are about to run your very first marathon

Perhaps this is an odd time of year to be writing this post, but I have been contemplating the lessons I have learned over the last year and how I can build on them for the new race season. So, here are my five marathon top tips for those who, like me, feel they have no clue what they are doing.

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Slow but no regrets. I think.

I’m wondering how many people are feeling like me right now; I had a long break from anything health-related over the festive period and, while I very much enjoyed myself, I am trying very hard not to feel a certain level of sadness over my lost fitness levels or beat myself up too much about the extra pounds floating around my middle…