I came across an interesting tweet from Hal Higdon, a juggernaut in the sport of running. Famous for both his writing at Runners World, coaching, as well as racing in the sport himself. I thought i’d share it here, as well as my own experiences at the half-marathon distance.
Why do my training plans go no further than 20 miles for long runs. I consider the pavement between 20 & 26 as sacred ground: not for training, to be tread upon only with race number on your chest.
— Hal Higdon (@higdonmarathon) February 4, 2019
To summarize – he is a believer […]