Today at the Autumn Trails 10 Miler. On Spencer Butte. Elevation gain 1960 feet. Results. First time for Justin Gallegos on the course. 11 minute improvement for Don over last year.
Why is it called a Big Leaf Maple? Answer. …20 1/16 inches. New record for the property.
Congrats to the West Ranch boys and the Saugus girls. Foothill Finals Results. Hat tip to Paul Broneer. …Signal story.
Is Your Favorite National Park On This List of Volcano Hot Spots? …We really like Crater Lake, but… How can you decide on a favorite, there being so many that are so precious? And even more that we’ve yet to experience?
Tuning Out The Noise
What Do We Know About Healthy Aging?
The Wrestler, the Philosopher, and the Amazing Pull-Up Chase
More about the philosopher. A runner! … Philosophize this: “My favorite workout is 400m repeats on the track with a 200m recovery jog. When I’m at my best, I run about 10-12 of them at under 75 seconds/lap.”
Maryland fires coach DJ Durkin day after reinstatement. …Finally. So many coaches get so much money, and… Have you ever known, or even heard of an experienced distance coach who abused his/her charges, just jerks? Probably not as runners would never tolerate it. We love our sport, but not to death.
Science sez: Growing Up Surrounded by Books Has a Lasting Positive Effect on the Brain
Busybodies seeking to avoid Olympic marathon deaths
Seth Totten runs a 2:14:28 at the Dublin Marathon, qualifying for the Olympic Trials. Read. …The new record for a Santa Clarita area runner, formerly held by Peter De La Cerda. Review. …Hat tip to Greg Beal.
Beyonce and Tom Brady, our usual sources on nutrition, say… But
About devil lives in our phones. Don’t miss the Comments.
the morning shakeout. Mario questions the new half marathon world record. The unknown was wearing the Vaporfly 4%. …A 4% improvement on my most recent 5K time would be 59 seconds, though still 34 seconds behind my age group rival. …There would be no joy in beating him if only because of the shoes.
I have a library card and I’m not afraid to use it. More
“I am convinced the devil lives in our phones.”
I always thought it was pretty stupid to hire someone to tell you how to run. Who doesn’t know how to run? ~Gene Dykes, 70, now within 30 seconds of Ed Whitlock’s awesome world record. …Story
NYT: Who Says Allie Kieffer Isn’t Thin Enough to Run Marathons?
How Short Can the Intervals in Interval Training Get?
From Mt. Shasta City, CA.
Yesterday No. 1 son and Don hiked Black Butte. …Photo. …Mt. Shasta in the background, the top obscured by clouds.
Motivation Posters For Ultrarunners
Don’t Worry About Exercising Too Much