31 Jul '14, 5am

Is marathon training better in the winter or summer? @megrunnergirl and @caitlingiddings debate:

Winter. Because you can only take off so many layers of clothing. By Megan Hetzel I grew up in the desert, enduring afternoon track practices in temperatures hot enough to make the mercury boil over the brim of the thermometer, an effect reflected in my cherry-red postrun complexion. Not to mention, no matter how much I hydrated before or during my runs, I still felt sluggish, like I was slowly melting into the radiating pavement. And that was dry heat. Now when I complain about marathon training in the sauna that is a Pennsylvania summer, I'm often asked, "You should be used to running in this weather, right?" My default response? "I might be used to it, but that doesn't mean I like it." So even after the bone-chilling winter we just experienced, I stand by my preference for winter training. Sure, the ice-rink-like, slush-covered roads are sometimes (literally) a pain in ...

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