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Monday, 5/20/19

Can We Live Longer but Stay Younger?

I raised 2 successful CEOs and a doctor…

Seattle is overwhelmed by garbage and filth… Ditto San Francisco, NYC, L.A. Otherwise fun cities to visit.

The British Are Coming! Rick Atkinson is terrific. I think I read the first two volumes on WWII, and faded and fell short during the final volume. …If not assigned reading, OK to give up for something more compelling and awaiting on the shelf.

Weekend, 5/18-19/19

Jen A. Miller/NYT: A Video Sends Ripples Through the Running World

Shanghai Diamond League results

Friday, 5/17/19

Oxy Recap/Results. OK, for the pros, it’s still early in the season, but some very good runners had a tough night.

Tour de France in the 1920s

Why Jenny Simpson loves the New Balance 5280

The Problem With Happiness

The Wood Wide Web. …Read The Overstory. …I’m almost done with it. One of the best novels I’ve read this year.

‘I Serve as a Stepping Stone’

Coming up in the next Oregon Track Club Newsletter, our Q&A with Michael Reilly. Whip-smart and a major power, mover and shaker in our sport. Citing numbers about the decline in participants in some major races around the United States, I asked if he feared the future. Absolutely not, he said.

Fly (and race) with a little flap from your friends

From about 30 years ago. Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda

When Male Runners Lose to Women

Thursday, 5/16/19

Ken Goe: How was the Ducks’ Robert Johnson not Pac-12 men’s coach of the year?

Wednesday, 5/15/19

Alex Hutchinson: There Might Finally Be a Cure for Overtraining …A sports drink regimen costing $99 per day.

Ranked: The most impressive athletic feats of elected politicians

Must see: Matt Boling anchor.

Tuesday, 5/14/19

Just because the sports car is red doesn’t mean it’s gonna go fast

Amby Burfoot: This Is the Ultimate Book for Running Fans. …Robinson is a terrific writer. Just ordered the book.

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. More.

Monday, 5/13/19

Alysia Montano: Nike Told Me to Dream Crazy, Until I Wanted a Baby

Oregon men win 13th consecutive Pac-12 track & field title, women finish 2nd to USC

Calm down. Steve Magness: All of Your Questions Answered on the Caster Semenya Controversy

Coaching didn’t define who he was

Weekend, 5/11-12/19

Does Track & Field Have A Popularity Problem? Or A Marketing Problem?

Against Advice. …Really, who wants your/my advice?

The United States of Gluttony

The Surprising, Infuriating Power of Overconfidence

Playing field is not level when female-identified transgender athletes compete with girls

Jen A. Miller/NYT: Why I Can’t Wear Flip-Flops. With links.

Craig Leener’s newest is near. Read. We loved his first, This Was Never About Basketball. …Craig was a great sponsor for The Beast Run. We raised a lot of money for the Food Pantry.

Steven Pinker recommends: 10 Colleges Where You Won’t Have To Walk on Eggshells. …Pinker, who teaches at Harvard, says, “Harvard’s OK, but could do better.” …Is your alma mater on this list?

Friday, 5/10/19

A Victory for Female Athletes Everywhere

If your 12yr old is the best runner in the school or city or the country, you should allow them to enjoy every minute of it. If you think it means that they are going to be one of the best as an adult, then your focus is 100% in the wrong place. Please let kids enjoy being kids. ~hansonsrun twitter

Thursday, 5/9/19

The Medics Keeping Ultrarunners Alive

Steve Magness How to Run: Running with proper biomechanics. Have you ever run for a coach who really gave a hoot about your mechanics? I mean, who hounded you about your crappy form, inefficient and likely to lead to injury.