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Taper

David Wade on a training run in early March. (Image: WBZ-TV)

David Wade’s Marathon Training Blog: The Worst Week Yet

The taper sounds awesome. It’s the toy you get if you are good and do all your running like a good little boy or girl. Well, well, well. Let me tell you. The taper stinks. It’s the worst toy ever.

04/16/2015

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Boston Marathon Training: Expert Advice For 2 Weeks Out

The challenge two weeks before the race is to continue to cut mileage without letting the taper cause worry and self doubt.

04/04/2014

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Boston Marathon Training: Expert Advice For 3 Weeks Out

The Boston Marathon is only three weeks away, and while the heavy-duty training is over, the taper offers challenges of its own.

03/28/2014

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Boston Marathon Training: Expert Advice For 2 Weeks Out

The challenge at this point is to continue to cut mileage without letting the taper cause worry and self doubt.

04/06/2013

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Boston Marathon Training: Expert Advice For 3 Weeks Out

The Boston Marathon is only three weeks away, and while the heavy-duty training is over, the taper offers challenges of its own.

04/05/2013