Oxford remembers life of Sir Roger Bannister. …What a guy! Read Twin Tracks: The Autobiography
The 9-Word Ultimate Fitness Manifesto
The Wisdom of Gary Player
Pediatrician gets his patients moving at early age
Yikes: One-third of US parents plan to skip flu shots for their kids
Who the hell was William H. Prescott? Awesome, I say. Almost finished with The Conquest of Peru. (Maybe 15 years ago I read the Conquest of Mexico.) The Inca story reads like science fiction. No money. No poverty. No one goes hungry. Everyone is married. Everyone works. No crime (steal and you’re executed). And so on.
Jason Gay: 27 More Rules of Thanksgiving Family Touch Football
NCAA D1 XC Championships start at 8:45 AM. Details and results. …Mild upset by Colorado women. Once again, Mark Wetmore works his late season magic. Favored New Mexico gets second. Oregon third.
NAIA XC results. …Ryan Alexander was the seventh man on a powerful Southern Oregon team. Ryan and older brother Dylan were pre teen phenoms on The Beast.
Video: Looking Out for the Human Spirit
Alcohol is killing more people
The workout that is so well known it goes simply by one name. The Michigan. Regardless the coach, it’s a staple in Oregon.
Jen A. Miller/NYT: Why is your GPS watch not 100 percent accurate? And more.
CIF-SS XC Championship results. Congrats to the West Ranch Boys and Girls and the Saugus girls for top 10 finishes. Top seven teams in each division qualify for the state finals, hence Santa Clarita is sending three teams to the finals. …Congrats to Canyon’s Ethan Danforth, 3rd in D2.
Video: Ultrarunner Completes Alaska to Florida Journey on Foot
Alex Hutchinson: How to Fuel for a Solo, Unassisted Antarctic Crossing. …Reminds me. Some guy I knew, rich and retired way-early, still a competitive runner, hiked the PCT. Loved it. But said the scariest part of the ordeal was the weight loss. Afterwards he was down about 30 pounds and really struggled for months to get back to baseline.
Memorable. When Ritz outkicked Ryan Hall
Molly Huddle: Here’s the Analysis I Do After a Big Race. …Possibly not you, but a few understand they screwed up and need help.
Can Ezekiel do this?
Today I was a witness to a discussion between two runners/grammarians over the Oxford comma.
What Makes Pre So Special?
the morning shakeout
Dallas Cowboy Ezekiel Elliot recommends track. …More. …6′”, 228 lbs. And add another 20-25 pounds for helmet, pads, and shoes. …Omar McLeod, a Jamaican, is the current 110m hurdle Olympic and World champion. …5′ 11″, 161 lbs. …Aries Merritt holds the World Record. …6′ 1″, 158 lbs.
From iron bars to Ironman: How a prison rowing machine turned a career criminal into a record-breaking triathlete
The most efficient total body workout you’ll ever do. Consider.
This one is for the walk-ons, the guys who just want a chance to run …Reminds me of the University of Oregon Running Club. There are no UO walk-ons in cross country (both men and women teams qualified for the 2018 NCAA D1 Finals). But we know two guys, Gio Guzman and Justin Gallegos, from Hart High School in Santa Clarita, CA who joined the Running Club, loving the competition and camaraderie. …More.
Why your football coach wants you to run track
Sports bra controversy …More. …And still more in the New York Times. Learn how the sports bra was invented. …It’s not just about boys and girls. As a rule, football coaches dislike runners. Don learned that in 1961 at Anaheim High School, and nothing has changed over the years. …During a recent conversation with a notable sportswriter (who loves all sports), we learned “runners are a lot more thoughtful.”
Why U.S. Women Are Outperforming Men in the Marathon
Phootball physics …Crash dummies’ favorite sport. …Crash dummies’ makeover.
The Problem With Being Perfect
Jen A. Miller/NYT: It’s Not Just About You
CIF-SS Prelims results.
Inside China’s training camps, where boys are learning how to be men
NYT: What if the Placebo Effect Isn’t a Trick?
Giant sequoia for the property? Read. Grows about two feet a year.
Q&A with Abraham Kiptum. Smashed the half marathon world record in his sub two shoes. Reveals training program.
NYT: How Emotions Can Affect the Heart
Hey, Struggling Runner –
Jack Reacher Still Won’t Quit
Week That Was
Marathoning in Venice. …No, not global warming or God’s wrath. Founded 421 in the Venetian Lagoon, it continues to have issues. …Marathoning on a flow track?
Semi-Rad: I’m meditating (I’m just not sitting down)