Author Archive

Snowday, 2/25/19

Six to ten inches in Eugene.

USATF Board Forces Vin Lananna to Use Grievance to Win Presidency Back

A cultural history of fat.

Why I Still Have Stress Dreams About Running Track

The Munger Operating System: How to Live a Life That Really Works

New Nike logo?

Watch Athing Mu break the American Record.

Weekend, 2/23-24/19

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

Going it alone: What drives solo endurance athletes?

Jen A. Miller/NYT: Running. With great links.

In Eugene, and probably your town too, the Indoor Championships will be televised on Saturday at 3:30 PM on NBCSN, at 1 PM on Sunday. …Results.

Perhaps the next (even better?) Ajee Wilson. Athing Mu …5-10, 124, DOB 6/8/2002

Athing Mu wins, new American record. Results.

Friday, 2/22/19

USA Indoor Track & Field Championship preview.Schedule and TV information

It’s time to let Vin Lananna lead

Thursday, 2/21/19

The USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships will be this weekend. Details. …On Saturday the USATF Board of Directors will meet in a secure bunker. The fate of Vin Lananna, their President on leave for the past 12 months, will be discussed. It’s believed they will have a meeting with Vin on Sunday, almost certainly not one involving prayer or joking around.

Video: Ingebrigtsen sets World Junior Record & defeats WR Holder Tefera

The Library Book. When working or living in the area, I used to hang out there. Recommended.

How to travel to India.

A Neuroscientist Explores The Biology Of Addiction In ‘Never Enough’

Gymnastics then and now

Wednesday, 2/20/19

Tefera races today in Dusselldorf. Only 19 years old. …Entire meet on free live stream.

100 year avalanche on Mt. Shasta. …No. 1 son lives at 3600′ in Mt. Shasta City.

Tuesday, 2/19/19

the morning shakeout

What’s Best for Weight Loss: Sprints, HIIT, or Steady-State Running? …Actually, it’s avoiding booze, sugar, and other naughty stuff.

Like: Colorized Photos Bring Walt Whitman, Charlie Chaplin, Helen Keller & Mark Twain Back to Life

Monday, 2/18/19

Row, row, row for fun and fitness. …Yes, it’s an awesome workout from head to toe. You can measure your efficiency and effort on every stroke. My PR is 9:51 for 2000m.

Video: NCAA All-time great, Porsha Lucas at 10.3 m/s (23.0 mph)

Scientific American: Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk?

We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves. ~Sir Roger Bannister

Weekend, 2/16-17/19

New indoor world record. In an upset. Men’s 1500. Results. …It was 3:31.18, set by Hicham El Guerrouj in 2/01/97. …More.

Declutter your mind. …AKA time management.

Breaking news from JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Associations, publishing since 1883): Push ups or die.

Ready for some digital hygiene?

Jen A. Miller/NYT: Running. Follow the links.

Tracktown Fitness warm up drills video

50 photos from 50 years ago.

Indoor 1500 meters world record video

About a week ago, Yomif Kejelcha ran a 3:48.46 in the Wanamaker Mile, fastest mile indoors or outdoors in five years. Shortly after, when the meet ended, coach Alberto Salazar had him doing a workout. Attend.

Cross Country, best sport on the planet, since 1819. …Yes, I suppose a case could be made for boys and girls chasing each other.

Friday, 2/15/19

40 y/o Anthony Famiglietti runs a 3:59 mile with his dog

Runner details how he strangled a mountain lion to death. Here.

Near the summit of Spencer Butte. Overlooking downtown Eugene. A three mile, unrelenting climb to the top. A favorite place to run.

Eight life lessons from Shalane Flanagan

Jordan Peterson on Marriage, Depression, Exodus, and More …Read 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Oliver Sachs, the neurologist, on steam engines, smartphones, and fearing the future.

Thursday, 2/14/19

Vin Lananna to File Grievance Over His Removal as USATF President

I have forgotten how to read

Time for Happiness

Aging Athletics