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2 marathons/year
RE: Just ran Berlin, 10 minutes slower than PR. Please help with a post-mortem
I think that, for most people, 3 months are not enough to recover physically and mentally, and then peaking again for the next marathon, especially after breaking 3 hours. PRing twice in a row in such a short time frame is not easy.

Contrary to most here, I don't think long rungs have to be very long. I ran 2:50 and 2:47 last year and never run more than 16 miles in training. With 60-70 miles a week, this is obviously enough to break 3 in Berlin. On the other hand, I would still advise you to run more than 12 miles regularly if you don't run any 20 mile long runs.

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