Asked 8 years, 2 months ago

Can I train slow and race fast?

Jeff Galloway advises marathon runners to perform their long runs at a pace about two minutes slower than you could have run that day. I'm skeptical. How are you going to develop a good pace by running slow, and how are you going to all of a sudden run two minutes faster per mile on race day?

Kevin Lawler, Santa Cruz, CA


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