In order to separate and clarify the elements of breakthrough marathon performance, we need to acknowledge some of the most widespread problems.
I once struggled with blowing up from heat exhaustion, lack of hydration and under-fueling but I finally figured it out.
Popular running culture tends to reflect the beliefs and priorities of the era that generates it.
The Way of Running delves into a world unknown to most runners: we have much more strength than we think.
Of course, the half-marathon is attractive to marathon runners because ofÂ itsÂ ease of recovery and to classic road runners because of itsÂ role as a springboard to the full marathon.Â But the half marathon (at 13.1 miles) is perhaps even more relevant to the 10K (at 6.2 miles) than the marathon (at 26.2 miles).