Skip to main content

The Dos and Don'ts of Running Your First Marathon

It’s that time of year when people are more determined than ever to get fit by taking on their first marathon ever, and with the London Marathon coming up in April, the people who've entered are thinking about their training programmes. A record total of 253, 930 people entered the ballot for the 2017 London Marathon, alone...and this number increases year-on-year. So if you’re one of those brave people who've decided to run your first marathon, then read on.

Our latest infographic gives you helpful hints and tips on what to do (and what not to do) when you run your first marathon. From how to prepare and what to do in the upcoming week, to running the event, and then what to do afterwards to wind down, our complete guide will you help you run the best you possibly can.

Take a look at the infographic below to find out more about the dos and don’ts of running your first marathon: