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Weekend, 7/6-7/19

The Devil’s Dictionary

Jen A. Miller/NYT: Running With My Mom With links.

Unofficial World Championships Qualifiers Lists

Los Angeles is where you confront the objective fact that you mean nothing. …You’re free. More.

Meet Yao Miao, the Best Ultrarunner You’ve Never Heard Of

Friday, 7/5/19

Dr. Michael Joyner Reviews Matthew Futterman’s Running to the Edge
…Stark look at how Americans suck in the marathon.

While running 400m repeats, my coach once said to the group “Your parents probably haven’t felt what you are feeling for decades. Maybe even ever!” …A reminder that once in a while we have to remind our body what it’s like to go to the well and use all of the systems of our body. ~Steve Magness

How to Be Happy

Kipchoge sleeps enough. Consider

Thursday, 7/4/19

How to Use Your Muscles to Predict Your Mortality

Butte to Butte 5K results. Don finished in 25:28.3, second in age group.

The hilly 10K 6 years ago.

Semi Rad: It Could Be Worse

You Can’t Wear Leggings After Sixty: Really? How About You Kiss My Little Tiny Bodybuilder’s Butt?

Wednesday, 7/3/19

How fast can we run? …I ran track (poorly) and cross country (better) for Anaheim High School in 1961-1962. Trained and raced barefoot, mostly. And so, yes, I was a forefoot striker. Like everyone else. For cross country, for trails and the road, you had three choices: barefoot, crappy Tigers from Japan, and a tennis shoe like thing from Adidas. For track, the sole choice was Adidas.

Highly recommended: the wet engine and Deep Survival

The enemy.

Tuesday, 7/2/19

LetsRun is…Looking for athletes who were wrongly denied a Pan Ams Game spot (and a lawyer who wants to help them)

Nike cancels release of July Fourth sneaker. Kaepernick took offense.

Arizona takes offense

One in Five Americans Get Hurt By Someone Else’s Drinking Every Year

The Myth of the Sports Scholarship. Why should we pay taxes, and students more in fees, to pay for athletes who are not there to learn?

Magness: After a breakthrough, you should back off, not press forward