Elite road racers make running look effortless. While most of us appear to be in pain, their cadence and form belie any of that misery. But there’s good news, middle-of-the-pack runners, because we may have the last laugh: New research shows that while elite runners peak at age 35, the rest of us may not peak until we’re 50.
"Even in Middle Age, Your Best Running Days May Still Be Ahead of You" is from the March 08, 2017 Wellness section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ben Opipari and narrated by Sam Scholl.