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Does the thought of the Comrades Marathon up runs’ hills scare you?

In today’s Comrades Marathon related question on Ask Coach Parry, we answer a question from Nazreen. She says, “Thanks for all the valuable advice. 2015 will be my second comrades and it scares me because it has so many climbs. How can I improve my hill running (endurance) gradually, to prepare for all those climbs?”

LINDSEY PARRY:  I am going to tell you exactly how to do it, but also to take the thinking out of it. You can just download one of the programmes from the Comrades website, and most of the programmes do have some sort of hill training build-up in them.

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