Running a Half-Marathon? Here's How to Nail Your Race and Lose Weight as You Go, Experts Say

Running a half-marathon: it's a sure-fire way to lose weight, right? True, running is one of the best ways to drop pounds, but it can also backfire. If you're not paying attention to your diet and the types of runs you do, running and training for longer races like half marathons can actually cause weight gain. So how do you avoid it? To answer that, we need to figure out why it happens in the first place.