The challenge two weeks before the race is to continue to cut mileage without letting the taper cause worry and self doubt.
For runners participating in the race, this is a physically demanding time. Many training plans peak one month out, with a final long run, a tough interval session or tempo run and overall high mileage. Here’s what runners need to know about training a month before the Boston Marathon.
For some people running is a solitary sport. For others, a race like the Boston Marathon is the chance to be a part of something much bigger. Sharing that experience with friends can make it more meaningful, and also provide unique training and racing benefits.
While there’s nothing a runner can do at this point to add to their fitness, there are plenty of ways to undermine it.
The challenge at this point is to continue to cut mileage without letting the taper cause worry and self doubt.
For runners, one month before the Boston Marathon is the perfect time for a little dress rehearsal of the race.