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Can’t Run a Mile Without Stopping? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You

One of the first goals new runners often make is to run a mile without stopping. There's something about the distance that cements your status as a runner (though, if you run any distance, you ​are​ a runner). And for more experienced runners, mile time is often used as a marker of fitness. So if you can't run a mile without stopping, your body may be trying to tell you something is going on. But it doesn't always mean you're doing something wrong.

Can’t Run a Mile Without Stopping? Here’s What Your Body’s Trying to Tell You

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