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How many marathons at most should person run in a life time?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:25 am    Post subject: How many marathons at most should person run in a life time? Reply with quote

Marathons do cause extraordinary amount of damage; hence, how many?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I doubt there's a single answer that applies to everyone. Some people run them relatively easy and can handle a dozen or more a year, while others "go to the well" and can only run one or two annually.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ron Hill ran 115 marathons, 112 under 2:50, 29 under 2:20, PR of 2:09. 10 marathons during the year he was 48, including a 2:29. Nearly all were top-5 finishes. He still has a streak going of running every day for 40+ years so I doubt he regrets his marathon running career in any way.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh yeah, I meant to post this link showing his career, but it seems to be down now:

http://dynamicweb.clublasanta.com/Files/Filer/News/Ron%20Hill%20Marathons%20-%20Oct%2024th%20.pdf
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Examples like that certainly fly in the face of any "rules" that might be proposed.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I want to run only 2.
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