Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Impact of Heat on Marathon Performance

It’s harder to run in hotter weather, something that is easy to forget when toeing the line at a marathon. If you’ve set goals based on cool weather training or performance without taking the heat into account, you will go out too fast and your overall time will suffer. But how much does your performance change with temperature? I found a study that gives some answers.

http://fellrnr.com/wiki/Impact_of_Heat_on_Marathon_Performance