Podcasts: Ace The Old Mutual Soweto Marathon

Lining up for the 2015 Old Mutual Soweto Marathon on 1 November? In this four-part series, we chat to Runner’s World coach Lindsey Parry for expert tips on acing the race, whether you’re a novice or seasoned marathoner.

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Part 1: The Crucial Final Weeks of Training

What can first-timers expect from the Soweto Marathon, how should you approach the crucial final few weeks of training, and what’s the best way to tackle hills.

Part 2: How To Eat Right for Marathon Success

Coach Lindsey Parry talks nutrition, the benefits of a balanced diet, banting, and why you shouldn’t try anything new before race day.

Part 3: Essential Race-Day Tips For A Guaranteed Finish

Coach Lindsey Parry’s do’s and dont’s of race day, how to organise yourself before, common mistakes runners make, and how to set realistic race goals.

Part 4: Mental Strategies When The Going Gets Tough

In the final part of the series, we discuss practical mental strategies and how to motivate yourself through the wall and to the finish.



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