Congratulations to world-class runner Kara Goucher, author of Kara Goucher’s Running for Women, who placed fifth in the Boston Marathon today — beating her personal best record by a full minute.
Goucher, who just had a baby seven months ago, ran all the way through her pregnancy, including the day she gave birth. That may be a little daunting for runners of any level, but here, the bronze medalist and top marathoner offers tips for achieving your personal best, whether it’s in a 5K or your own marathon:
Are you a runner? Have you finished a marathon? Share your training tips!