His overall conclusion: Shoe inserts or orthotics may be helpful as a short-term solution, preventing injuries in some athletes. But it is not clear how to make inserts that work. The idea that they are supposed to correct mechanical-alignment problems does not hold up.
2013 高雄國際馬拉松 Kaohsiung International Marathon 23k Race Report
Differences from last year: Weighed more, warmer temps, started on time, slight course change, saw two barefoot marathoners, ran faster.
I gained about 3lbs since last year's race. It was also about 3C higher at the start. I am also not used to how to prepare the day of and day before for this length of race. I usually run marathons in just under 3hrs. I was able to run the course a couple times before the actual race this year, but didn't know they had changed the course slightly to include a new bridge that they had just finished last year. Last year the race started almost 15min later than it was supposed to. The half-marathon starts 15min after the marathon and I think the marathon started late...
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Pues si amigos así de impactante suena el nombre, y así de impactante ha sido el reto que he realizado en el Concejo de Corvera (en el Principado de Asturias), se que estabais impacientes por leer este post , y la verdad espero no defraudaros con el ya que he publicado varios en distintos sitios, y todos se parecen un poco.
El reto consistía en estar corriendo durante 48 horas en un circuito ovalado de 770 metros, el circuito era de arena y gran parte del mismo había bastante desnivel, tanto positivo como negativo.
La razón del mismo, recaudar fondos para la...