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Can I Run a Half Marathon in Just 30 Days?

  • เผยแพร่เมื่อ 23 พ.ค. 2024
  • Godfrey, a non runner prepares himself for a half marathon in 30 days. Will he make it to the end? 👀🏃‍♂️
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ความคิดเห็น • 62

  • @GodfreyMercado
    @GodfreyMercado ปีที่แล้ว +53

    The half marathon was tough! What should I try next?

    • @Juniper122
      @Juniper122 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      U r fiiiine af

    • @maxhalbard2227
      @maxhalbard2227 ปีที่แล้ว +1


    • @justmeemi6350
      @justmeemi6350 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Marathon 😉

    • @cathynewyork7918
      @cathynewyork7918 ปีที่แล้ว

      You should run the New York City Marathon in 2024. [The 2023 Marathon is already sold out.]

    • @geromemanicia3809
      @geromemanicia3809 8 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Marathon. Then ask for suggestions again after the marathon.

  • @kennethfajardo1984
    @kennethfajardo1984 ปีที่แล้ว +136

    A non runner running at a pace of 26 minutes per 5km on the first day? Hhmmm okay lol

    • @ellisgibsoniv5205
      @ellisgibsoniv5205 ปีที่แล้ว +21

      That's what I'm saying! My first 5k was 31 minutes and that's about 2 months into running. It was 94° out and humid and it kicked my butt! If he's going 26 minutes on a 5k.... he's wayyyyy far ahead of alot of "First time runners"

    • @YoooMelvin
      @YoooMelvin ปีที่แล้ว +8

      I ran my first 5K two days ago at 26:01. I haven’t ran in over two years and have primarily been strength and weight training. What’s so unbelievable about this?

    • @kennethfajardo1984
      @kennethfajardo1984 ปีที่แล้ว +16

      @@YoooMelvin then congrats! You are also ahead of a lot of “first time runners” like him

    • @user-og9nl5mt1b
      @user-og9nl5mt1b ปีที่แล้ว +17

      Yea this video is fake . He would get shin splits if he was really a beginner ,at that pace .

    • @kennethfajardo1984
      @kennethfajardo1984 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@user-og9nl5mt1b so true!

  • @itshellosepi
    @itshellosepi ปีที่แล้ว +23

    so proud of you Godfrey! nailed it 🎉

  • @tamlyngoodrich3838
    @tamlyngoodrich3838 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Great video this. Don't like the comments about not being a new runner. If you are fit and have played sports you can probably run a decent time. Without sounding harsh, the major reason runners his age have 'slower' times will be linked to weight rather than 'natural' ability.

  • @louiem2
    @louiem2 ปีที่แล้ว +10

    Respect and inspiring vid bro. Not quite half marathon distance, but i will be doing a few 10k's this year. Your vid has given me the motivation!!

  • @BTPO
    @BTPO ปีที่แล้ว +16

    So glad I found this video! I’m signed up for a half marathon with a month to go. I haven’t ran in years but just did a couple miles. Thanks for inspiration, cheers

  • @christellequillien4858
    @christellequillien4858 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    royal parks half is such a beautiful route, so scenic! well done on your first half 🙌

  • @dabriag-force3450
    @dabriag-force3450 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Great job, this was so inspiring!

  • @guayaquilindependiente8763
    @guayaquilindependiente8763 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    I signed up for a 15k on June… exactly one month to go. My max distance is 11k and I live at an altitude of 2800m that’s 10.000ft if you’re American…. It’s much harder at altitude but I’ll make it! Good luck to anyone running their first race out there :)

  • @MsHikarii
    @MsHikarii ปีที่แล้ว +3

    Omg! I’m having a goosebumps and I wanna cry for your achievement. Tears of joy buddy! I’m going to run half marathon in 2 months, thank you for your fighting spirit and this content , I badly need it now, I’m having mix emotions whenever I’m thinking the run, but I’m excited coz I knew that this gonna be one of the best day of my life! Cheers to you buddy. 🎉

  • @cathynewyork7918
    @cathynewyork7918 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    You did a great job in the race. Well done.

  • @leorunsoregon2082
    @leorunsoregon2082 ปีที่แล้ว +8

    Running a half marathon in 6 days. I haven’t trained I got sick all last week and here I am 😂😢

  • @YNChristian
    @YNChristian 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    Man... I trained for 10 weeks for my half and finished in 2:05:48 haha hoping to be under 2 hours for my next one

  • @nyarsikemeseemilia4657
    @nyarsikemeseemilia4657 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Well done! Cpngratulations!! Next challenge: learn to dance salsa? Greatings from Brazil :)

  • @samcleal7290
    @samcleal7290 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    Go Godfrey!!!

  • @HawkYUNGINMusic
    @HawkYUNGINMusic 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

    If it takes you 30 days to run a half marathon you are probably going too slow…

  • @taylorhavanas
    @taylorhavanas ปีที่แล้ว +13

    It’s funny that I came across this video because I randomly signed up for a 10k (6 miles) this month lol. I’m not a runner at all! But I have until April to get ready.

    • @cathynewyork7918
      @cathynewyork7918 ปีที่แล้ว

      Good luck!

    • @samantatorresg5305
      @samantatorresg5305 ปีที่แล้ว

      You can do it!!!

    • @cathynewyork7918
      @cathynewyork7918 ปีที่แล้ว

      A 10K race is 6.2 miles. I hope you enjoy your race. Start slow - don't-run too fast in the first miles. Save some energy for the last miles of the race. Don't burn off all your energy in the first mile of the race, Enjoy it.

  • @alicemuhoza
    @alicemuhoza ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Well done 👍🏽

    @NYKIRA ปีที่แล้ว +4

    the mistake of not going to the toilet whilst running oh nooo 😂😂😂

  • @lifeizzzgood
    @lifeizzzgood วันที่ผ่านมา

    Wow!!! Congrats on your first half!!! I have 60days before my first HM. Which marathon will you run next?

  • @Thepursuitoftastiness
    @Thepursuitoftastiness 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    If you start with a sub 30 minutes 5k you are already at a very good point!

  • @camcam800m
    @camcam800m ปีที่แล้ว +2

    That's awesome! I want to run a half marathon soon!

  • @jrjo_4z246
    @jrjo_4z246 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    Id like to think id finish a half marathon in 30 days😂

  • @guayaquilindependiente8763
    @guayaquilindependiente8763 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Let me answer this without watching it yet… you cannot finish a half marathon with only 30 days of training if you have no prior experience running… you need at least a couple of months, it is NOT easy. You could do it if you have some experience and are fairly active with cardio.

  • @Collier990RHCP
    @Collier990RHCP หลายเดือนก่อน

    I’m a fat bastard weighing 220lbs and did my first half 2 weeks ago in 1:57. Need to kick on now and hopefully do a full marathon in 2025

  • @VangRyanVang
    @VangRyanVang หลายเดือนก่อน

    I have a solution for the ice bath.
    He should’ve started doing cold showers in the beginning of his journey that way the ice bath would’ve been easier to do at the end. Adapt! Train! No BS! Positivity! Carry the boats and logs baby!!

  • @b-radley2425
    @b-radley2425 8 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Pro tip for the ice bath is wear socks! Helps the feet

  • @BULLEN752
    @BULLEN752 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Why’d they censor out Jordan in the background?

  • @lwandaquest5294
    @lwandaquest5294 หลายเดือนก่อน

    the time you take too run these km is crazy 😂

  • @iananimate1750
    @iananimate1750 8 หลายเดือนก่อน

    26m in 5K for a beginner??? imagine how much you can achieve training for 10 years

  • @francishaokip3314
    @francishaokip3314 7 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I really love it..

  • @chrisblue961
    @chrisblue961 ปีที่แล้ว +6

    Godfrey is so cute

  • @gloriamadrid1468
    @gloriamadrid1468 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Go for a whole marathon.

  • @Donato71
    @Donato71 13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Cmon, that's so clearly BS. This type of video creates false expectations in TRULY new runners.