Re: Re: Running USA Annual Half-Marathon Report

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Ryan
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Everywhere I look lately, I see cars with 13.1 stickers or, as I saw in the Y when taking my daughter to a swimming lesson, a “13.1 – half marathon, full race” sticker.

I'm not sure whether this is a fad or not, though. It's much easier to prepare for and do than a full marathon but it has that great “marathon” tag on it.

Honestly, for the well being of the once-and-done runners, I'm all for this movement. The marathon is hazardous for poorly prepared runners. The half is a distance where you can struggle through it and survive, almost regardless of what you've been doing.