5 steps to your FIRST TRAIL MARATHON / 50k – what to wear, what to eat and 12-week training plan

by Jul 19, 2021Advice, Beginners, Marathon, Training0 comments

Written by Claire Maxted

July 19, 2021

My 5 steps to your first marathon distance or 50k trail race, including what to wear, what to eat, and my 12-week training plan for beginners going from half to full marathon on trails.

1 Pick the right race
2 Get the right gear
3 Start the training (12-week training plan included)
4 Eat the right fuel
5 Ace race day!

This film is sponsored by Bridgedale who have just brought out a new range of trail running socks. They’re my fave brand of sock so I was really pleased to I work with them to help design and test them with a team of regular trail and ultra runners. 

Find out more and buy them here.


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