Does music really help distance runners?

runnin-benMany  runners won’t hit the road without their headphones on, with a specially-chosen playlist for running.  For them, it’s an essential part of their gear.  That said, others dismiss running music as a “crutch” that shouldn’t be used.  “Enjoy the scenery,” they say.  “Be part of the community” instead of isolating yourself behind noise-cancelling earbuds. Continue reading “Does music really help distance runners?”