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Half Marathon Race Pace

Your half marathon race pace will vary depending on your ability. You will learn your half marathon pace over time and get a better feel for what it is like to sustain the effort. During training you will tempo and threshold intervals to help develop your ability to tolerate intensity expected during a half marathon.

Your half marathon pace will vary depending on your ability. The below table provides you with a rough guide to help you navigate how to pace the effort.

Half Marathon Pace:


% of Threshold Pace

​% Threshold HR


86-89% - high-low zone 3

​87-90% - high-low zone 2/3


90-94% - low-high zone 3