How to Train for a Marathon (and Still Have a Life)

Training for a marathon requires a serious time commitment—but you can still have a life.

There's no doubt that preparing for a marathon is a serious time commitment. With earlier bedtimes and double digit mileage, your social life will take a bit of a hit, but training doesn't have to completely monopolize your schedule.

Follow these recommendations to strike that elusive run-life balance.

About the Author

Megan Harrington |

Megan is a runner and writer living in Upstate New York. Megan ran cross-country and track throughout high school and college and now enjoys longer races like the marathon. When she's not reviewing the latest fitness gear or writing copy for brands, Megan enjoys being active with her husband and two small children. For more on what Megan is up to, you can follow her on Instagram.
Megan is a runner and writer living in Upstate New York. Megan ran cross-country and track throughout high school and college and now enjoys longer races like the marathon. When she's not reviewing the latest fitness gear or writing copy for brands, Megan enjoys being active with her husband and two small children. For more on what Megan is up to, you can follow her on Instagram.

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