The Boston Marathon is only one week away. 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 two weeks before the race is to continue to cut mileage without letting the taper cause worry and self doubt.
The Boston Marathon is only three weeks away, and while the heavy-duty training is over, the taper offers challenges of its own.
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.
Last year, L Street Running Club member, Tina Karas was stopped just short of finishing the Boston Marathon. This year, she is back to finish!
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.
Marathon runner Ryan Hall gives Boston runners some advice when it comes to training this winter.