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Ultrarunners Are Not Always Ultrahealthy, Stanford University School of Medicine Study


1/9/2014 8:35:32 AM

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One of the first large-scale studies of ultrarunners -- those superhumans who race distances longer than the standard 26.2-mile marathon -- shows that these runners are more likely to suffer from more allergies and asthma. They also report more knee pain and stress fractures, but when you're running 50 miles at a time, that seems about right.

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