His footfalls were regular as a metronome. He glanced back, confirming the zombies weren’t gaining.
That smarmy kid in that zombie movie had said cardio was key to surviving a zombie apocalypse. Josh disagreed however. Some of the best runners he had known were now shamblers. The key, he had realized, was pacing. Zombies always went the same speed and they never took a break. It didn’t matter how fast you could run if you had to rest for ten hours after. That gave the zombies ten hours to catch up.
The pace with the least resting was the best.