If you plan to train for a marathon make sure you are aware of the signs of overtraining as soon as they hit so you can avoid injury and burnout. Most common symptoms are shin splints, Plantar fasciitis, and runner's knee. Having a healthy balance between running and crosstraining is a great way to ward off injuries. Try swimming, biking, or rowing to give your muscles a much deserved rest.
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Just try to guess what’s waiting at the finish line for the winos (ahem, runners), who take on the Wineglass Marathon. In its 34th year, this Boston Qualifier is growing at a rapid pace and expects 2,800 participants this fall (and another 3,000 at the half-marathon event).