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15 Myths about Running Revealed

Are running rumors holding you back? Busted! Falling for these 15 fibs could keep you out of the race or off the road for no good reason

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Myth: Running in the rain or cold will make you sick.

Busted: You're more likely to catch a cold when you spend more time inside, where germs are spread. Some reports suggest cold temperatures may reduce the effectiveness of your immune system, but you'd still have to be exposed to the virus to get sick. (Search: Tips for fighting off the flu)

Have a Healthy Run: Fight off coughs and colds this season

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