So many would-be runners suffer from the same problem. They would like to run a marathon, but no one tells them what to do. Fortunately, in just one week, they will no longer have that excuse. BROLYMPUS’ GUIDE TO RUNNING MARATHONS goes on sale November 11!
There’s been a lot of negativity recently about allegedly self-centered marathoners sharing their accomplishments with family and friends. Actually they are performing a valuable service!
Agh! The chafing!
On Sunday, after driving his race car 600 miles, Landon Cassill did something even more dangerous: He ran a marathon! This was a fairly long marathon, too — over 14 miles! He ran all the way from the Charlotte Motor Speedway to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, perhaps because he didn’t want to deal with post-race traffic.
I’m often asked whether a run on a gravel greenway or gravel road counts as a “trail run.” Of course not. In fact, most singletrack isn’t real trail running either. There’s only one sure way to determine if your run is a trail run or not: There must be bloo