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Thursday, 2/28/19

So Who Is The G.O.A.T. Of Track & Field?

The Amazing Athing Mu

Study: Kids Who Spend Time in Nature Become Happier Adults. …Only if it includes Wi-Fi access?

BBYO IC 2019 Plenary Speakers: John Truax and Justin Gallegos (Nike)

Wednesday, 2/27/19

Yesterday we shoveled out our huge driveway, again the pride of the neighborhood. Now this morning under another four inches of snow.

What Push-Ups Can Tell You About Heart Health. …Push-ups? See what you can do, if you can survive shoveling snow.

Heart health? In the next day or so we will post a Q&A with Harvey Lewellyn, now 90, a world class thrower, a career logger, topping 200′ trees with a 36″ chainsaw. …I just emailed him Conversations With My Friend Old Doug, the Fir Tree

Becca Gillespy Peter/Facebook: I’m tired of USATF and IAAF crippling our sport.

Tuesday, 2/26/19

10 to 12 inches at our place in Eugene, on a cul de sac. Not plowed, and won’t be.

Vin files grievance, asks to be reinstated immediately.

118 Miles in 118 Seconds: My Longest “Day” on the Pacific Crest Trail

The curse of the precocious athlete

Sissy weather reports are keeping an increasingly inert population inside

Snowday, 2/25/19

Six to ten inches in Eugene.

USATF Board Forces Vin Lananna to Use Grievance to Win Presidency Back

A cultural history of fat.

Why I Still Have Stress Dreams About Running Track

The Munger Operating System: How to Live a Life That Really Works

New Nike logo?

Watch Athing Mu break the American Record.

Weekend, 2/23-24/19

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

Going it alone: What drives solo endurance athletes?

Jen A. Miller/NYT: Running. With great links.

In Eugene, and probably your town too, the Indoor Championships will be televised on Saturday at 3:30 PM on NBCSN, at 1 PM on Sunday. …Results.

Perhaps the next (even better?) Ajee Wilson. Athing Mu …5-10, 124, DOB 6/8/2002

Athing Mu wins, new American record. Results.

Friday, 2/22/19

USA Indoor Track & Field Championship preview.Schedule and TV information

It’s time to let Vin Lananna lead

Thursday, 2/21/19

The USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships will be this weekend. Details. …On Saturday the USATF Board of Directors will meet in a secure bunker. The fate of Vin Lananna, their President on leave for the past 12 months, will be discussed. It’s believed they will have a meeting with Vin on Sunday, almost certainly not one involving prayer or joking around.

Video: Ingebrigtsen sets World Junior Record & defeats WR Holder Tefera

The Library Book. When working or living in the area, I used to hang out there. Recommended.

How to travel to India.

A Neuroscientist Explores The Biology Of Addiction In ‘Never Enough’

Gymnastics then and now

Wednesday, 2/20/19

Tefera races today in Dusselldorf. Only 19 years old. …Entire meet on free live stream.

100 year avalanche on Mt. Shasta. …No. 1 son lives at 3600′ in Mt. Shasta City.

Tuesday, 2/19/19

the morning shakeout

What’s Best for Weight Loss: Sprints, HIIT, or Steady-State Running? …Actually, it’s avoiding booze, sugar, and other naughty stuff.

Like: Colorized Photos Bring Walt Whitman, Charlie Chaplin, Helen Keller & Mark Twain Back to Life

Monday, 2/18/19

Row, row, row for fun and fitness. …Yes, it’s an awesome workout from head to toe. You can measure your efficiency and effort on every stroke. My PR is 9:51 for 2000m.

Video: NCAA All-time great, Porsha Lucas at 10.3 m/s (23.0 mph)

Scientific American: Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk?

We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves. ~Sir Roger Bannister