Running is an easy and popular way to stay fit. But it also places stress on your body that can lead to injury, especially for athletes training for a marathon. The heavy miles and long runs can cause a lot of stress on your body, resulting in sore muscles, tiredness, and sometimes injury before race day.
The impact of running is hard on muscles and joints, and commonly results in injuries affecting the hips, knees, shins, ankles and feet. So as much as you may want to throw yourself into training