Marathon running for dummies

A handful of tips for fledgling runners

January 25, 2013

How’s that New Years resolution coming along? Did going out for a weekly run make your list? Maybe you were more ambitious and said to yourself, “Self. I’m going to run a 5k this year. No, a 10k. Maybe even a marathon!” But don’t rush into things. Listen to this podcast and learn a few tips on how to prep for a race.

This segment was first broadcast on The Doppler Effect on December 11, 2012.

About the Author

Jonathan Chang

Jonathan Chang recently graduated from Johns Hopkins University with an M.A. in neuroscience, specializing in auditory processing. As a result, he’s obsessed with sounds, music, languages, and brains. He’s glad to be part of SHERP and looks forward to writing about how awesomely bizarre science can be. Follow him on Twitter: @JonMChang


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