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Marathon Walking

Training for and Walking a Marathon


Updated June 15, 2014

Seattle Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Starting Line - Full Size

Seattle Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Starting Line

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Portland Marathon Crosses St. Johns Bridge - Full Size

Portland Marathon Crosses St. Johns Bridge

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Portland Marathon Finish Line Full Size

Portland Marathon Finish Line

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Walking a marathon is the goal of a growing number of walkers. Many marathons are expanding their time limits to become walker-friendly, and several events have been developed as walker-only marathons.

Is there are marathon finish line in your future? There are many reasons to walk a marathon and most healthy people can do it if they dedicate themselves to a training schedule and give themselves at least nine months of lead time to prepare.

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