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Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, continues the long run to preserve cartilage

CU Sports Medicine

Dr. Pascual-Garrido runs a marathon

December 4, 2014 | AURORA, CO

Let's get right at the apparent paradox. Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, is a CU Sports Medicine orthopedic surgeon who has spent years studying the wear, tear, and repair of joint cartilage. Pascual-Garrido is also a competitive marathoner who runs 50 to 60 miles a week during the six months of the year she isn't training for the Boston Marathon.

When she's training for the big race, she does 80-mile weeks. However you do the math (she runs six days a week with her Boulder Track Club teammates, with both morning and evening runs on Tuesdays and Saturdays), that's some serious pounding. What gives?

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University of Colorado Department of Orthopedics
Anschutz Medical Campus, Academic Office 1
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