Age (at the time of first BQ):
Weight (at the time of first BQ):
At which marathon did you get your first BQ?
Tell us a little about the race.
It was a negatively split, really well run race. It was my second marathon ever and I put to use the knowledge from my first.
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?
No, focused on long runs and feeling good
Did you run with a running club or utilize a coach?
Did cross training play a role in your training? If so, how?
I only did core on top of running
Did speed work play a role or specific workouts play a role in your training? If so, how?
“Speed” was relative but Yasso 800s were a consistent workout
Any other thoughts you would like to share with those of working towards a BQ?
Consistency is key