More on the insane USC comeback.
Katrina Marie Graham, Master’s alum, ran a 2:59:35 at the San Diego Rock ‘n Roll Marathon, 2nd female overall (out of 1600). Results. And is a very nice person.
Probably best ever NCAA Championships going on at Hayward Field. Read. It’s a magic place. The cool, a bit damp weather helped.
Don’t Need No Stinkin Men. It’s about historical badass Miriam O’Brien Underhill.
Alex Hutchinson says perfectionists are more likely to get injured. Click.
The Big Breakfast Study. Calories are apparently utilized more efficiently in the morning than in the evening.
The average American woman is 5’3″ tall, has a 38″ waist, and weighs 168.5 pounds. More. …Average American guy is 5’9″ tall, has a 39.7″ waist, and weighs 195.5 pounds.
Jen A. Miller/NYT: When You’re Hurt in a Race, and more
Video: Michael Norman’s dad gets mic’d up for 400-meter dash: ‘He got the record!’ Mom sounded pleased as well.
Sharon Lokedi Wins NCAA 10,000m as Six Women Break 30-Year-Old Meet Record. …Old record set by Cal State Los Angeles’ Sylvia Mosqueda in Eugene, 6/1/88. …Watch the new meet record video. …More.
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backwards, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck. ~Unknown
Eliud Kipchoge: 12 x 800m, 10 x 400m …Please don’t try that. You’re not Kipchoge.
Track intervals tend to be unpleasant. Coach Lawrence of Arabia’s tip
State Street Mile …Father Larry Gosselin from the Santa Barbara Mission jumped into the race as he walked by the start (Photo: Fritz Olenberger). From Santa Barbara Edhat.
Gary Cantrell, famous race director, is walking across the country. Story.
Video from last night at Hayward Field with Vin Lananna, Bill Dellinger, Lance Deal, Mary Slaney, others.
Jane Brody/NYT: How to Increase Your Chances of Having a Long, Healthy Life
These 10 things all happened at Oregon’s historic Hayward Field. …Check the clip from Animal House, filmed in 1977. It looks very different today.
Austin O’Neil goes 3:56 at the State Street Mile, first sub four by a Santa Clarita native. More. …Course details. …Race video. …Rich Burns, another Hart alum, ran a 4:19 in the 1500 when in his fifties.
Rupp: 16 x 400m
Jeff Sather, the OTC Masters coach, will give us a surprise session with 500 intervals. …Not fun.
News you can use. From Harvard. Understanding the stress response
Jen A. Miller/NYT: Running for Fun, Your Gross Running Gear, and other fun stuff
Ken Goe on Phil Knight, Hayward Field, etc.
Serious Hayward devotees have this book. Great photos. Prose by Kenny Moore.
How cool is this? We’re going.
Colin Fletcher, a self-described “solitary son-of-a-bitch.”
Why your brain needs you to read every day. …On returning from Ireland, she asked me (being 44% Irish) for a book recommendation, wanting insight into Ireland’s soul. I suggested this. She’s reading it now. Loves it. …Available for free on your Kindle.