This coming Monday, you might see a few of your co-workers limping around the office after almost 12,000 people lace up for this Sunday’s Twin Cities Marathon — 26.2 miles that circle around Minneapolis and St. Paul. As one marathoner who’s competed in the past put it, “My muscles, my legs, my calves … felt like crap.”
The Twin Cities Marathon is this weekend and thousands of runners will test their physical limits. It’s something nearly half a million Americans do every year. But, is running a marathon healthy?