I am training for my first full marathon right now---St. George October 6th! I'm in my 8th week of training using Hal Higdon's training guide. So far I've been really happy with the training and getting used to running so many miles at a time. I ran a half-marathon in 2008 which I loved, but I've never ran more than 13.1 miles at one time. I've enjoyed Ragnar and Dirty Dashes the past few years, but decided to just DO IT and signed up for St. George. I was thrilled I got in. Riding on that high I also signed up for the Big Cottonwood half marathon in September (two weeks before my full). Pray my knees survive.
With my long runs on Saturday's there a few things I am dependent on and couldn't run with out:
Are you a long distance runner? What are your tips and tools?