Age (at the time of first BQ):
Weight (at the time of first BQ):
At which marathon did you get your first BQ?
How long had you been running when you ran your first BQ?
Did you run in college or high school?
What was your approximate lifetime mileage at the time of your first BQ?
How many miles did you run in the year before your first BQ?
Approximately how many races did you run in that year?
Did you follow a canned program? If so, which one? If not, can you give us an idea of what your training philosophy was?
Did you run with a running club or utilize a coach?
Did cross training play a role in your training? If so, how?
Did speed work play a role or specific workouts play a role in your training? If so, how?
Yes. Twice a week
Any other thoughts you would like to share with those of working towards a BQ?
Time and experience.
Also long slow distance runs aren’t enough. I had to pick up the pace in the long runs.