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Friday, 8/27/21

Pre Caution

Monday, 8/23/21

Amby Burfoot: What Makes Kipchoge So Good

New speed golf world record. Story.… a 1-under par 72 and completed the course in just 50 minutes and 48 seconds. The course is more than a 5K.

Age-graded results at yesterday’s Butte to Butte 5K here. Milliman and Gerl are off-the-chart competitors. We did Q&As on both about three years ago. I was shocked and delighted with my 25:24. That’s about where I was when a punk 73.

Friday, 8/20/21

Why does tiny Jamaica (population 2.9 million) over-represent in the sprints? …Read

Thursday, 8/19/21

The Age of Cant

Wednesday, 8/18/21

Karla Del Grande, 67, just broke her world record in the 300m hurdles with a 54:00 flat. She holds six world records.

In an interview two years ago, about her youth… “Track was my love even then, and it was encouraged and enjoyed by my father for one of my brothers and myself. I had wanted to try triple jump and pole vault but was told I wasn’t allowed because my uterus would fall out. ” …More.

Monday, 8/16/21

Why Everything We Thought About Drugs Was Wrong

Saturday, 8/14/21


Friday, 8/13/21

Why Track Remains The Greatest Show On Earth

Sunday, 8/8/21

Must read: Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause by Ty Seidule. …Review. …Ty Seidule at Washington & Lee video

Saturday, 8/7/21

There’s New Evidence on Heart Health in Endurance Athletes

Simple. Long time runners have enlarged atria. If that’s you, like Don, it’s unlikely a cardiologist will tell you to stop running.