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An Olympic Marathoner’s Take on the Perfect Running Stride

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Ward crossing the marathon finish line at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. VICTOR SAILER/PHOTORUN

“Worry less about what things look like,” says Jared Ward after co-authoring a study on running form.

Another great article from Alex Hutchinson, Runner's World, Juy 26, 2017.

The latest addition to the long-running debate about optimal running form comes from a guy with some serious street (or rather, road) cred. Jared Ward, the statistics whiz from Brigham Young University who finished sixth in the Olympic marathon last summer, is co-author of a new paper about the relationship among running efficiency, stride length, and cadence.

Click HERE to read more about the study.