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Rain vs. wind: the pros, the cons, and how to run in both

Rain vs. Wind: The pros and cons of running in each

Weather conditions for a race were never worse – in my experience – than the 2014 Eastern States 20-miler. It was 38 degrees, raining with winds gusting at 30-35 mph. I suppose the only thing that could have been worse is if the heavy rain that pounded the New Hampshire seacoast all morning kept going […]

Adverse race day weather conditions action plan

Racing in adverse conditions

Imagine this: you train for a marathon hard for 16 weeks. Training goes well and you feel like you’ll be able to meet your goal. Then you wake up on race day to temperatures 20 degrees warmer than usual. Do you abandon your goal? What do you wear? How do you fuel? We’ve got you […]