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✌🏻 Should you run twice a day?

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Newsletter #260 brings you the latest drama from the local level all the way to the Olympics.

Here's what I have for you today:

  • πŸŽ™ Get ready for all the latest running news on The Marathon Handbook Podcast episode #2!​
  • ✌🏻 Is running twice-a-day right for you? Or is it a fast track to overtraining?
  • πŸ˜΅β€πŸ’« Another Olympic qualification kerfuffle. How Olympic universality places have ended some Olympic dreams.
  • πŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ Running one marathon is already a daunting task. How about running 1000 record time too.​
  • πŸ‘Ÿ Alex is back with another stellar shoe review: The On Cloudmonster 2

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​Running Twice A Day: 6 Pros And 5 Cons Of Running Doubles​

✌🏻 Running twice a day – or doubling – is not just for elite runners, and it can actually be quite beneficial for higher mileage runners if integrated correctly

πŸƒπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ In our complete guide, we go over what double runs are, the pros and cons, and how you can incorporate them into your training routine.

​What Are Olympic Universality Places, And Who Are The Runners Who Just Got A Spot In The Paris Games Marathons?​

🏁 While Leonard Korir was bumped out of his Olympic spot, thanks to universality places, 11 men and 9 women will be heading to the marathon startline in Paris.

πŸ€” But what exactly are universality places, and why do we have them?
πŸ‘‹πŸ» Meet the men and women who have claimed these universality places (including two who haven't ever run a marathon).

Parkrun Records Are Gone To β€œPromote Inclusivity” And Runners Aren’t Happy About It

​Steve Edwards Breaks World Record Finishing 1,000 Marathons In The Fastest Average Time​

πŸŽ‰ For over four decades, Steve Edwards, also known as 'The Godfather,' has been on a mission, culminating in a monumental, almost unthinkable, achievement – completing his 1,000th marathon.

⏱ His average finish time of 3:21:57 is the Guinness World Record for the fastest aggregate time to complete 1000 marathons.

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