For many runners, training for distance can have a grueling impact on the mind and body. This is why many long-distance runners have been turning to cannabis for its anti-inflammatory and pain reduction qualities.

While there are no statistics available on just how many athletes are now using cannabis as part of their training regimes, we spoke to four runners across Canada who candidly shared their own stories of using the plant for its therapeutic benefits, as well as offer advice to those who are interested in introducing cannabis to their training schedules.

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Amanda Scriver ~ Leafly.com ~ 

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