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If you’re new to running a Full Marathon, use this guide to get yourself in shape for the Salonpas Ho Chi Minh City Marathon 2021.

Before embarking on this 15-week training plan, you should have done four to eight weeks of steady running so that you have a foundation of fitness to build on. This program is designed to cater for beginners, and it is challenging but not so that you feel out of your depth.

Some of the key terms explained as below:

ER = Easy Run, SR = Steady Run, TR = Tempo Run, HR = Hill Run, FR = Fartlek Run, IR = Interval Run, LR = Long Run, MP = Marathon Pace, 1/2MP = Half Marathon Pace, H&N = Hydration & Nutrition Strategies.