Run Half marathon: you can train if YOU have never run before!

Can you run half marathon with no running experience? Well, that's how I first started. Now I am hooked to running. How?

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Believe it or not, with a single step. To run half marathon is to race to run the distance of 13.1 miles (half of the marathon distance). I ran two half marathons in my first year of running. It started innocently enough with a desire to lose a few inches. Can you do it?

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Absolutely ...

I outline my personal experience and all other information that I learned and discovered as I embarked on my journey in the world of running and training for a half marathon.

So, how do you run a half marathon with no running experience?

I will answer this question along with some other information that you will find useful ...

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