08/06/2014 11:03 am ET Updated Aug 06, 2014

Women Pace Marathons Better Than Men Do

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During marathons, women pace themselves more evenly than male competitors do, according to a study of thousands of racers. The results provide unexpected insights into some of the physical and emotional differences between male and female runners, and also how both genders might improve their race times by noting how the other one runs.

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