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received a link the other day from a friend who knows I run daily. I opened it believing it might be information on a new local race, or perhaps a new training tip, but instead the link sent me a story entitled, “Lifelong Runner Has Heart Attack and Dies While Competing in Yesterday’s Marathon.” Along with it, he wrote, “Is all that running you are doing really a good thing?” For the record, that’s not the first time I’ve been asked that question, nor is it the

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