Whatever your level, running a marathon is a gruelling physical test.
But worry not, because the Academy is here to help you through it.
Read on for everything you need to survive (and maybe even enjoy) your 26-mile slog.
Tapering your training
As the race draws near it's time to cut down. Our expert will tell you how!
Physiology and nutrition tips
Our experts have been answering your questions.
Marathon meal plans
During training, on the big day and post-race, eating well will help your performance.
Tips for the big day
Your training is over and you're ready to go. Pack your bag and hit the road with us.
Coping with minor niggles
Things like cramp and stitches are a pain, but they don't have to mean the end of your race.
The body's marathon effort
From cramps, to dizziness, to dehydration, running a marathon can push you to the limit.
Fatigue, dehydration, stiffness - find out how to avoid these problems and more.