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  1. 42,2k in 6 monthsChallengingthe NYC Marathon 2009

  2. Whatthisis all about

  3. Motivation Whatisyourgoal, What‘syourmotivation? • Winit (!) • Fun • Lose weight • A wager • To do a once in a lifetimething • Raisemoney Fantastic !! You must be mad comments to the endeavour Of course I’ll sponsor you Great idea, I want to too ..silence..

  4. Plan fortrainingtimes Start at least 6 monthsbeforetherace Medical tests (asrequired) General health Doctorwithexperience Lactatetest Costsforthe Marathon Travel / Hotel Registration Equipment Preparation

  5. Fundraising • HAVE A PLAN • Set a Fundraising Goal: ($5,000) Total Amount Raised: ($14,070) • Start early • Ask BIG! Never feel guilty about asking • PROMOTE YOUR MESSAGE • Educate your donors on cause (PolioPlus) • Set up a web site • Enable online donations (25% of our sponsors were via online payments) • Email is the key - Dynamic links • FOLLOW UP • Follow up with your contributors • Encourage last minute donations • Send reminder emails • Say thank you

  6. Training • Plan yourtraining • Personal Trainer • Run alone • …withspouse/partner • …with a runninggroup • Training time ismorethanthe Marathon itself • Wetrained(from End April to End October): • 900km • Startingwith 3hrs/Week • Ending 7hrs/Week • Total of 145hrs (add warm ups / stretching)

  7. TRAINING • Training isalwayspossible • Every season • Atany time • Withanykindofweather • On holiday / on trips • With a fullagenda • In a fitnessstudio / hotel • Crosstraining • Plan andmonitoryourtraining

  8. Example of training plan

  9. Equipment • Proper shoes • At least twopairs • Runninggear / functionalclothes • Foreverykindofweather • Onlyexcellentquality • Accessories • Pulse watch (GPS an option) • Drinks • Nipguard • Arm bands • Advicefrom • Specialiststores • Other runners • Internet • Books & magazines

  10. Nutrition • Drinks • 2-3 Litres a day (not just beer) • Carbohydrates • energy for your cells, tissues and organs • fuel for runners • Dietaryfibres • Fats • Proteins • Reduceconsumptionofalcohol, nicotine, and caffeine

  11. Psychological issues(Mental stuff) • Take it easy • Don‘t listen toeverystory • Gainyourownexperience • Feelsecure • Recall yourmotivation • Listen toyourbody • Ifyoutrainthenit's a doddle • I can do it!

  12. The first half marathon • Collectvaluableexperience • How do I react in a competitiveenvironment • Withotherrunners • Withspectators • Withnutrition • Withdrinks • Withhydrationetc • Time x2 plus 10% = Marathon time

  13. The final build up • No need to run a marathon • The really long run (3.5 hrs = >30kms)

  14. The daysbeforetherace… • Relax • You‘vedonemostofwhatyoucan do • Don‘ttrynewdrinks, food, shoesorclothes • Rest 3 daysbeforetherace • Enjoytheatmosphere • Sleep well 2-3 daysbeforetherace • Fillyourbody a weekbeforetherace • carbs / water / magnesiumor Vitamins

  15. The bigday – themarathon • Look after yourself – it‘s not worthoverdoingit • Keep yourvision • Onestepat a time • Trust yourselfandyourachievements, you‘vetrainedandare fit • Ifyouhaven‘tslept well don‘tworry, yourbodycancopewithmorethanyouthink • Enjoyit!!

  16. tips to a fun and successful finish. • Start slow: be patient – save energy for later. • Maintain a steady pace: Enjoy the race day atmosphere • Enjoy limited refreshments: Do not drink at every opportunity. • Eat safe: Do not consume anything before or during the race that you have not consumed during training - may lead to an upset stomach (unwanted stops at the portable restrooms). • Carry energy gel: replenish carbs (glycogen) during the run. • Conserve energy: Remember your goal. • Don’t forget to stretch: treat your body to some good post-race stretching • Plan ahead: Lay out your running gear the night before race day. Fan support: Positive words from supporters will lift you. Print your name - total strangers will cheer you on. • Support others: encourage them - it just might be the lift they need.

  17. Hello ManhattanGoodbye Pessimism: That‘swherewewanttogetto!

  18. It‘s not just aboutyou 42.000 runnerswiththe same goal… ….lookatthetwolayers

  19. The dimensionofthisraceisoverwhelming

  20. Two Million spectatorsandhelpers

  21. The highsandthelowsof New York

  22. Yeswedidit! …andcollectedover €10.000 in theprocess