Obviously from the name that half marathon - is a run for a distance that is half less than the marathon, ie, to be exact, is 21 kilometers and 97.5 meters. Usually half marathon route runs along the highway. However, there are also trail races with a distance of 21 kilometers, but they are not taken into account in the bit standards. The approximate time for which an amateur athlete can cover this distance is from 2 to 1 hour and 30-10 minutes, of course, if you do not take into account the records set by professionals.
Half marathon, like any discipline of long-distance running requires strength and endurance. Therefore, it can be overcome only by a well-trained athlete, not a beginner. The vast majority of training should consist of slow running, when the athlete's heart rate does not exceed 120-145 beats per minute and strength training. After that, you can move on to work on the endurance of your body.
In my blog about running I share my impressions of participating in various races, including half marathons. By the way, half marathons are often held in different parts of Ukraine and the world and gather a large number of participants.
Half marathon is the last stage in preparation for a full marathon, in which everyone dreams of taking part amateur runner.
Competitions in the town of Drohobych became the continuation of my acquaintance with Ukrainian half-marathons. The "Drohobych Half Marathon" took place here at the end of May. It is worth noting right away that Drohobych is the second city after Lviv in the region,...
The first foreign race for me this year was the Egyptian half-marathon "Pyramids Half Marathon", which took place in February in Cairo. This running season was unsuccessful, because most of the foreign starts…
? Running trip to the capital of Egypt, Cairo and participation in a rather interesting local half marathon, the Pyramids Half Marathon, which runs along the Giza Plateau, where participants can admire the Egyptian pyramids.
New Year's half-marathon "Yol" - a race that takes place along the embankment of Vyshgorod, the route of the half-marathon is quite cool, as it is completely flat, which allows you to close the running season with an excellent result.