Bridget Alex, Discover
This Monday the 123rd annual Boston Marathon will take place, with an expected 30,000 participants and a half million spectators. The top finishers should complete the grueling 26.2-mile course in just over 2 hours by clocking a pace of under five minutes per mile.I know. It’s painful to imagine. Most of us couldn’t maintain that speed for one mile forget 26 of them.
Original Title: Running Made Us Human: How We Evolved for Endurance
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/04/13/running_made_us_human_how_we_evolved_for_endurance_285517.html