Tag: marathons

A new running shoe, the sub 2 hour marathon and what happens when a shoe is thought to offer an unfair advantage.

A new running shoe, the sub 2 hour marathon and what happens when a shoe is thought to offer an unfair advantage. Running shoe designers have been altering designs for years to give runners an edge legally.   A shoe that improves ground resistance, reduces drag and improves the transference of force from the ground up is the holy grail of shoe design, especially when it comes to marathon times. The sub 2 hour marathon has bee sought after by trainers and by running shoe companies, with Nike making waves with their shoe designs that were used in the 2016 Rio Read More »

Recovering from your marathon, Runners World Magazine offers some good advice

Recovering from your marathon, Runners World Magazine offers some good advice We are at the end of the marathon season, and now many runners are looking forward to next spring and summer. While it is normal to have soreness from your half or full marathon, a four week period of recovery makes sense, however, you may also look at it differently; was my body in good enough physical condition and is my soreness a consequence of my form becoming problematic due to fatigue of other factors I did not understand at the time. If you think that is a huge Read More »