Running is a winter sport that is merely played out in the summer.
What this means is that the final long run you do 3 weeks out from your marathon that you spend hours trying to decide the distance of matters little.
The 4 month training plan you do before the A race of the year is important, no doubt. However it still may matter less than what you do during the 4-6 months before that training plan.
For many, the big off-season question is what the heck should I do?!?
And that's a completely ...