Some Colorado regents have begun to ask questions. “Football as played in America is a brutal 19th century sport that is highly destructive to the human brain,” Linda Shoemaker told fellow regents. “I don’t believe it has a place in the academic enterprise that is the University of Colorado.” …A Giant Laid Low by Too Many Blows to the Head
Doping: Drug testing methods stuck in the 1970s, says former WADA head
Joan Samuelson Wins Age-Graded Boston Marathon. …2018 Oregon Track Club Masters age-graded results. Roughly, 70.0% or higher is considered All American status.
Definitely another All American: Alex Honnold’s mom
The Lance Deal Q&A is done and will be available here (via link) in two weeks. Next up is Bettina Huber, current OTC Masters president, awesome volunteer, inherited. See here.
Editorial: UCLA has lost integrity…
the morning shakeout
Leave no runner behind
Hey, take a hike! The Best Hike in Every State. We’ve done Silver Falls. Hope to do others on the list. Better, though, with your honey, is to do regular outings on those awesome trails near your house.
But if hiking in San Francisco… Consider.
Hiking With Nietzsche
If you could bottle up sleep and sell it as a performance-enhancing drug it would be a billion dollar blockbuster. ~Brad Stulberg
What Are the Best DNA Kits for Fitness? …None. Your PCP would laugh at this.
Ryan Hall’s marathon PR (2:04:58) was set at the 2011 Boston Marathon. Sara Hall is among the elites in today’s Boston Marathon. Some day we will be watching Hana Hall. …Update. Sara Hall was 15th.
London marathon runners to be given edible water bottles
Running Made Us Human: How We Evolved to Run Marathons
Could a woman walk around the world today?
Jen A. Miller/NYT: Pre-Gaming for the Boston Marathon. With other great links.
At age 17, Bonnie Richardson won the Texas state track team championship all by herself. Then she did it again. The Power of One
Yep, we’re tough, but this tough?
Just released. 10 minute film on You Tube. ELIUD
Breakfast yesterday with Lance Deal, Olympic silver medalist, American record holder in the hammer for the past 22 years. We’re working on a Q&A. Fun guy.
NYT: Sitting for More Than 13 Hours a Day May Sabotage the Benefits of Exercise
About your energy/candy bar. Here. Not real food.
How the Boston Marathon Messes With Runners to Slow Them Down
John Burroughs: The Art of Seeing Things