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2:29 am

Tuesday, 4/30/19

Q&A with Sage Canaday. Probably all you want to know about ultrarunning.

the morning shakeout

The Case for Doing Nothing

75 percent of people in the United States believe that it is beneficial to take higher doses of supplements than is recommended because it will lead to increased health benefits. Read.

Unearthed. 3/17/90. Santa Clarita Knights of Columbus 5 Miler results.

Monday, 4/29/19

The Science Behind Nike’s New, Even Faster Marathon Shoe. …Kipchoge and next three male finishers wore Vaporflys. Coincidence? Fair? Admirable?

Who talks the most BS?

Raising importance of literacy by reading a book while running marathon
…How ’bout parents reading books in front of their kids?

Weekend, 4/27-28/19

Jen A. Miller/NYT: What I Did During My Break From Running. …And check the links.

Reveaked: How John Havlicek could run all day.More

Kipchoge Runs 2:02:37, Shatters London Course Record To Win 10th Straight Marathon.Watch.

Malcolm Gladwell/The New Yorker: Permitting pot is one thing; promoting its use is another

Duck in Eugene Marathon

Justin Gallegos goes sub two in the Eugene Marathon with a 1:56:36

Friday, 4/26/19

We need to talk about East African runners and general trust vs skepticism in performances

In Praise of Public Libraries

Don’t Be Blinded by Your Own Expertise. …Socrates: “The more I know, the more I realize I know nothing.”

At 71, Runner Gene Dykes Is Faster Than Ever

Video (15:04): Steve Jobs on Life: “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish”

Thursday, 4/25/19

Video (2:02): Hayward Field Construction Update April 21, 2019

Mo Farah Runs on Treadmill Set at World-Record Pace, Falls Off Twice

Wednesday, 4/24/19

3 Massive Reasons to Get Excited for the 2019 London Marathon. …Starting at 1:25 a.m. PST.

A Book About Parenting Alex Honnold, by His Mom

Video (3:18): Call of the Wild. …Recall mom told us to go play outdoors.

A new anthology of sportswriting celebrates the poetry written in the press box.

Magness/Stulberg: 6 Principles to Crush in Life Without Burning Out

And finally. Kylian Mbappe shatters Usain Bolt’s world record 100 m speed in breathtaking sprint

Tuesday, 4/23/19

Amby Burfoot: The Whole World Is Watching: Caster Semenya vs IAAF

the morning shakeout

The Kipchoge Way. …each week included three workouts: a track session, fartlek, and long tempo run.

Coach Charlie Munger

Monday, 4/22/19

The secrets of sports recovery. ….Two words. Sleep more. …And live longer and better

‘Uphill Athlete’ Confirms: Kilian Jornet Is Superhuman. …Credo: When in doubt, run uphill.

The Ups and Downs of Hiking as Therapy

Thinking on your feet.

Weekend, 4/20-21/19

“I told my wife, on my tombstone, don’t put that I was a quarter-miler coach,” he said. “I was a track coach.” …Clyde Hart, 85, retiring from Baylor. …For distance racers, doesn’t it all start and end with quarter repeats? Don started in 1961.

Or 500s! A few years ago, at the South Eugene High track, the coach delivered the shocking news, 500s vice 400s. It was brutal. We were not prepared mentally and had trouble adjusting

About Gene Dykes, 71,the ‘Ultrageezer.’ His average pace at the Boston Marathon was 6 minutes and 49 seconds per mile.

Eat like an apex predator’s apex predator. Liver! …Childhood nightmare. Couldn’t leave the table without finishing it.

Jen A. Miller/NYT: How the Marathon Went Down. With great links.

Ken Goe: Why college baseball and softball matter and track does not

The sugar in fruit doesn’t make it bad for you

Friday, 4/19/19

Week That Was

Why Do Americans Hate Bikes So Much?

Why women are outperforming men at the extremes of endurance. Read about Supermom Jasmin Paris

American Pot Pie chart …Now legal in Oregon, it seems like there is a pot store on every downtown corner. And a “homeless” tent.

The Truth About Dentistry