Hong Kong-based runner Charlotte Cutler, who has won a number of races over her 35 years of racing. New research shows that female runners of all ages are better at pacing during endurance events than men. Photo: Charlotte Cutler Hong Kong-based runner Charlotte Cutler, who has won a number of races over her 35 years of racing. New research shows that female runners of all ages are better at pacing during endurance events than men. Photo: Charlotte Cutler
Hong Kong-based runner Charlotte Cutler, who has won a number of races over her 35 years of racing. New research shows that female runners of all ages are better at pacing during endurance events than men. Photo: Charlotte Cutler
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Women runners are better than men at keeping even pace: why that helps and how they manage it

  • New research shows women are 18.33 per cent better at keeping an even pace than men, likely to be a psychological edge over more ego-driven males
  • Good pacing enables non-elite runners to perform better, achieve personal bests and feel a sense of achievement rather than a short-term adrenaline fix

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Hong Kong-based runner Charlotte Cutler, who has won a number of races over her 35 years of racing. New research shows that female runners of all ages are better at pacing during endurance events than men. Photo: Charlotte Cutler Hong Kong-based runner Charlotte Cutler, who has won a number of races over her 35 years of racing. New research shows that female runners of all ages are better at pacing during endurance events than men. Photo: Charlotte Cutler
Hong Kong-based runner Charlotte Cutler, who has won a number of races over her 35 years of racing. New research shows that female runners of all ages are better at pacing during endurance events than men. Photo: Charlotte Cutler
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