Thursday, February 03, 2011

How to hack a Marathon?

I never try it yet.

I read this article, How to hack a marathon if you aren’t a runner, and found that it is very interesting. The author managed to finish the marathon in 4 hours and 28 minutes without training.

Here's how he hacked it:
  1. Don’t plan on running the whole thing
  2. Take 4 Advil an hour before the race (Not recommended by physicians, but it’s what we did.)
  3. Take a walking break at every mile marker
  4. Eat half a banana whenever you see one
  5. Take two waters at ever water station
  6. Eat no more than 3 Gu energy packs because our stomachs didn’t like them
  7. Take bathroom breaks
  8. Walk every hill
  9. Meet interesting people and use conversation to kill the pain
  10. Put bandaids on your nipples to prevent bleeding