Q&A with Shelby Houlihan
Europe Knows Track Meets
I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy. ~Richard Feynman
More on the Vaporflys. Would you compete in them? What’s the point? The improvement would not be yours.
Houlihan and Frerichs are both Nike athletes, coached by Jerry Schumacher at the Bowerman Track Club.
If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives… I’m reading Enlightement Now. It’s terrific. And it is also bound to offend you, challenging cherished prejudices and beliefs. …Bill Gates sez, My new favorite book of all time
But the Los Angeles Times is worse, way-worse, especially the sports department. Read.
Just in from the Harvard Business News: You’re Never Going to Be “Caught Up” at Work. Stop Feeling Guilty About It. …We hang with old people, most of them involved in down-sizing, they say. But they don’t.
Inspirational: 73-year-old sets new standard for old runners at Western States ultramarathon
The Nike Vaporfly 4% May Make You Faster. But I Don’t Have to Like That
Instead. Pig Yoga
7:56:84 last night in the Jogger’s Mile at Lane Community College. …The movie. …Old guy in the yellow shirt.
Jen A. Miller/NYT: The Humor in Running
…the average American takes in about 80 grams of added sugar daily, the equivalent of 20 teaspoons! More
Shelby Houlihan shatters 5,000m American record. More. Complete Belgium results.
Courtney Frerichs breaks American steeplechase record at Monaco Diamond League. More. Complete Monaco results.
National Geographic: While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey
COC #3 results.
the morning shakeout. …Don’t miss Joe Vigil’s The Anatomy of a Medal. …We met Vigil on a plane, Eugene to Salt Lake City. Friendly, chatty guy.
Ben Thomas is the new UO distance coach.
Do maximal shoes raise risk of injury?
Cheap watch gets rave reviews.
Please Don’t Take Prescription Drug Advice from Kim Kardashian. Or a smart friend. Your PCP is probably the only person who has the knowledge (extensive medical file).
Glenn Crabtree writes, “His (Vigil’s) team is the ONLY one to score a PERFECT score 1-5 in a national championship Cross Country Race.”
I am fearless, and therefore powerful. ~Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Today we will be at the Oregon Country Fair. With green hair. In 95 degree weather.
Take a Walk in the Woods. Doctor’s Orders.
Running After a Heart Attack. …Craig Godwin, our friend in Santa Clarita and now in Eugene, had a heart attack due to stress and overwork. Last year he set three American age group records in one race.
Become a Faster Runner With Strides