Seattle is overwhelmed by garbage and filth… Ditto San Francisco, NYC, L.A. Otherwise fun cities to visit.
Oxy Recap/Results. OK, for the pros, it’s still early in the season, but some very good runners had a tough night.
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.
From about 30 years ago. Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda
Alex Hutchinson: There Might Finally Be a Cure for Overtraining …A sports drink regimen costing $99 per day.
Must see: Matt Boling anchor.
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.
Against Advice. …Really, who wants your/my advice?
Jen A. Miller/NYT: Why I Can’t Wear Flip-Flops. With links.
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?
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