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Six Things Big & Tall Runners Need to Know

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From shoes to weight loss, here’s what I learned on my journey.

Runners with different levels of fitness and body shapes face different challenges. At six feet five inches, I don’t look too overweight, but I’m clearly not svelte either. I weigh around 280 lbs, which gives me a Body Mass Index (BMI) of around 33. Current standards put me at the cusp…




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