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    It’s the Season for a #MarathonChat

Dozens of runners in a marathon with autumn colored trees in the background

Marathon season is officially in full swing: The Twin Cites marathon is coming up Sunday, Oct. 6; the Kansas  City marathon is Oct. 19; and the New York City marathon is on Nov. 3. Whether you're running a marathon, planning to train for one, or are just interested in learning more about marathons –

You should join @StarTribune and @MayoClinic for a

#MarathonChat  12-1 p.m. CT Wednesday, Oct. 2. 

Topics discussed will include staying healthy before, during and after the big race; nutrition for marathon runners; how to have your best run; common injuries marathon runners face and how can you avoid them; the pros and cons of running as an exercise; and more.

Star Tribune’s @allieshah will moderate and Mayo Clinic physicians will participate, along with experts from @lifetimefitness@lifetimerun@mplsrunning@UMN_Health and the Twin Cities Marathon Medical Director Bill Roberts.

Never participated in a chat before, or want tips on how to participate effectively? Watch this video. Questions? Email Nick Hanson at: hanson.nicholas@mayo.edu or Allie Shah at: AllieShah@startribune.com.

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