Monday, 11/6/17

Santa Clarita Marathon results. …Signal story.

Autumn Trails 10 Miler results. …Don, oldest racer, was 30 minutes slower than his time in 2013, but othewise happy with the race. Very tough course, with 1900+ feet of elevation. …Mike Blackmore, 55, the winner, has some impressive PRs, a 3:57.46 mile, a 13:37.75 5000. And has had some American AG records. …The race is almost entirely up and around Spencer Butte, best place to run in Eugene, though some would say that distinction belongs to Hayward Field. …Spencer Butte video. Only the 16 mile goes to the top. …We were almost entirely on the Ridgeline Trail. Video. …We train on the trail once a week, usually early Sunday morning. Rarely are mountain bikes around in the morning, and otherwise not a problem. Everyone is extraordinarily pleasant.

NYT slide show: A Drizzly Day at the New York Marathon.

All the havoc a marathon wreaks on the human body

Q&A with Walter Isaacson: What Made Leonardo da Vinci a Genius? …My sweetheart now has the book and has mostly disappeared therein.

Michael Joyner, M.D., says he follows this diet.

Steve Job’s doctor provides rules to live longer

Happiness tips from The Happiest Man in the World. …Michael Paterniti is a very funny writer. I’m now enjoying Driving Mr. Albert

Laugh: 10 Tips to Lighten Your Backpack

NYT: The Running Bubble Has Popped

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