In case you haven't read it, the New York Times published a story featured around the opinion of Adrienne Wald, the women’s cross-country coach at the College of New Rochelle, regarding "plodders" finishing marathons. I will not try to summarize her words so that I do not mis-speak for her, but simply allow you to read the article written by Juliet Macur. The link is below:
Plodders Have a Place, but Is It in a Marathon?
Today, US Olympian and running icon Jeff Galloway posted his response on his blog and I would like to share it:
My response to the NY Times article: Plodders Have a Place, but Is It in a Marathon?
I'm simply placing both opinions out there and will elaborate on my stance later in the week. Please feel free to share any thoughts in the comments section on the blog or as many of you like to, on Facebook.