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Question: Why do I slow down at a certain point (usually 20 miles) in the marathon? Is this “The Wall”?

Answer: “The Wall” is the point where the leg muscles acquire such a level of fatigue that they don’t work very well. Runners often reach the state very suddenly. One can expect this to occur within a mile or so of the longest distance run in the past 4 weeks. For...