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.
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.