Asked 8 years, 4 months ago

What do I do about quad pain in the last 6-7 miles of a marathon?

In each of the three marathons I have run, I've experienced pain in each quadriceps, beginning around mile 18. It gets so I need to take walk breaks periodically until the end of the race. Are these muscles pulling? And how can I prevent this from occurring in the future?

Allen Burns, Jamestown, NY


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