Training for a marathon (26.2 miles) takes approximately 414.56 miles, and 3,760:22 minutes or 62:40:22 hours of training. That is 2 days 14 hours 40 minutes and 22 seconds of running! AND I only accomplished 82% of my runs. Imagine the count had I not had my winter cold, taken time to deal with plantar fasciitis, or skipped others runs due to sheer lack of time in my busy life. Day 1 of Training. Traing for a marathon is ruff! I dedicated 18 weekends to run between 8 and 20 miles. I traveled 30 minutes each way to meet my BRF (Best Running … Continue reading Marathin: Running to physical and mental exhaustion, finish or fail, then getting back up to do it all over again!