You might have heard on our last podcast episode that I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon in 3:54:15.
A sub-4 hour marathon is not remarkable as far as finishing times go. I’m a middle of the pack runner. (I finished 597 out of 2633).
But I did run 37 minutes faster than my best time . . . which is remarkable for me.
And it was actually easier than I thought it would be. Much easier than running my first marathon.
Here are a few tricks I used to keep my run under 4 hours.