When it’s time to build your running mileage, is the 10 Percent Rule your best guide? Find out when less — or more! — might be the smarter choice for you.
Jason Fitzgerald is a USA Track & Field certified coach with over 15 years of competitive running experience. After competing at the college level, he improved his marathon best to 2:39:32 at the 2011 Philadelphia marathon. Jason is the founder of StrengthRunning.com, one of the largest single-author running blogs on the web with hundreds of thousands of monthly readers. He applies the lessons he has learned through his personal experience and coaching education to help runners through his many coaching programs. His passion is helping runners train smarter, prevent more injuries, and race faster. Jason lives in the greater Washington, DC area with his wife and daughter.