Relearning How to Run Slowly

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Most runners know that slow, easy runs are one of the keys to improvement. If you treat every run like a race, you’ll quickly end up burning out or even injuring yourself.

Unfortunately, running slowly is easier said than done. Running slowly can feel unnatural, and it’s hard not to let ego get in the way. It’s never fun to get passed by a pack of runners going twice your speed.