I just completed my first 1/2 Marathon and you can't imagine the learning curve that came with it!
Here's everything you need from beginning to end in one place.
Now, all you need is the courage to start.
I used Jeff Galloway's Training Schedule he created for www.RunDisney.com
They are 21 weeks long and VERY easy to follow, even for beginners
Everything you need to know about carb loading properly RIGHT HERE!
Don't make the mistake by eating one large spaghetti meal the night before . . . you WILL regret it.
Loading properly will guarantee enough glycogen stores to get you to the finish line.
(Order a full size small and leave the mask and boot covers at home)
Something you don't think about until you can't walk the next day and you've gained 10+ lbs of water weight.
First 72 hours HERE
Little more info HERE
All about Lactic Acid, DOMS, and the link to swelling HERE
You CAN do this!