Can you spot Libbie and Don in this video? Hint: 0:48 – 0:50. The tall, bearded guy in black is Ian Dobson, 2008 Olympian. The coach is Vin Lananna, USATF President. He agreed to do a Q&A.
The Avalon 50K is a very tough race on the mountains of Catalina. Six days ago our friend, Patricia DeVita, 82, finished in 11:33:08. (Ever run/walked for 11 hours?) Beat four others.
Tube time tomorrow on the indoor track. Details.
Insane. Only 6th with a 2:04:15. More
Semi-Rad: Is This What I Have to Do to Get Away from My Phone?
The Timeless Link Between Writing and Running and Why It Makes for Better Work. …Read: Ego is the Enemy
Now reading Walking to Hollywood. …First learned about Will Self while flipping the channels and stumbling upon Obsessed with Walking
How To Change Your Gait
NYT: The Mysterious Interior World of Exercise
NYT: How Smartphone Addiction Kills Manners and Moods
You shouldn’t rely on coffee or beer for daily hydration. More
We can’t normalize bigger, faster, farther anymore
Every step of practice should be directed to making the athlete better. …Fun rant.
Wise: Tyler Cowen’s 12 rules for life
Ever wonder about Philadelphia? …People I love dearly lived there. As did Ben Franklin. Birth place of the United States. Franklin Field. (Hayward Field is historic, but not as much as Franklin Field.) Killer museums and historic sites. Was often there for business stuff, mostly with Philadelphia lawyers. One day I was walking out of my hotel, and there was Dennis Olsen, my good running buddy from Santa Clarita, also there on business. So of course we went for a run.
Semi-Rad: None Of This Makes Any Sense And That’s Just Fine
Eugene is TurkeyTown USA
Why are runners dumping the Nike Oregon Project?
Katelyn Tuohy, only 15, is amazing. Here’s why.
Can Climbing Mountains Make You Crazy? …Can ultrarunning make you crazy? Ask Dean Karnazes, others. Lots of stories about seeing, hearing, thinking crazy stuff after 12 hours of continuous running.
The Continental Divide Trail in One Second per Day
Best Exercises for a Strong Back. I like the Concept 2 rower at the gym, and often use that as a warm up for the treadmill, going about 10 minutes, 1700 meters. …In my next life, taller and more muscular, I want to be a rower. …Recommended: The Amateurs and The Boys in the Boat
Q&A with Steve Magness. …Recommended: Peak Performance
Q&A with Dorothy Parker. Very funny lady.
Inactivity, not running is bad for your knees
Amazon Go. The only one is in Seattle. Probably coming to your town soon. More.
I love Tibetan Peach Pie
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