How Much Should You Run?

Just read Matt Fitzgerald’s latest post on, “Are you running enough?” He starts…

As the great Arthur Lydiard said, “Miles make champions.”

According to the 2011 National Runner Survey, the average competitive runner runs 34 miles a week. Is that enough? Well, that depends. But let me answer the question this way: If 10 randomly selected competitive runners were brought to me to discuss their goals and receive my advice, I would probably advise nine of them to run more.