More on the 91 year old climber
“A strong butt is the key to a happy life,” says Jordan Metzl, M.D.
…About hip flexibility. Here.
91 year old breaks record… Story.
Meb, 43, obviously bored, is thinking… Story.
Revel in the frictive immediacy of running
Yesterday was our seventh wedding anniversary. Don got this. And read it in 24 hours. A gift from you-know-who, who previewed it in 24 hours, just to be sure it was ok. It’s terrific. …In seven days we will attend Tracktown Tuesday and hear from Foz.
Enjoy The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World . Weighs 7 pounds. Will grace your coffee table. …We’re friends with an old(ish) couple who want to visit every country. They’re about eight short.
How good is your doctor, hospital? Learn here.
Lazlo Tabori, Olympian and long time coach in Los Angeles, is buried next to his coach, Mihaly Igloi, in a cemetary in Hungary. Photo. Igloi coached Tabori in Hungary and Los Angeles along with Jim Beatty, first human to run a sub 4 indoor mile, and Olympic gold medalist Bob Schul, and our good friend Jacqueline Hansen with many female first ever, world records on the track and road.
Hey. Take a Hike. With people you love. Often.
Malcolm Gladwell and Alex Hutchinson explore the benefits of enduring pain. …they (elites) didn’t know whether they would be able to instruct their children in the joys of suffering.
Jen A. Miller/NYT: Pre-Race Day Jitters And more.
Mo wins. Chicago Marathon results.
Joan Benoit Samuelson Talks Emotional Finish With Daughter …Joan, 61, finished in 3:12:13, while daughter Abby finished in 3:11:20. …BTW, the weather was lousy. Warm. Rain. Wind. …Even with that, Rupp was only 43 seconds off the American Record.
“Sorry, but I won the Boston Marathon,” Yuki Kawauchi told his boss. “Is it possible to have another day off?” Must Read.
Alex Hutchinson: How dopey is ultramarathoning?
Ken Goe has the inside story on Galen Rupp. …Inside because Salazar and Rupp will return his calls.
After security at Milwaukee airport. Here. Where you put yourself together again.
Steve Magness: The Simple Principle of Training
1 in 3 US adults eat fast food each day. More surprising, higher-income families ate fast food more often than lower-income families. The corollary is that lower-income families are smarter.
Jen A. Miller/NYT: What Not To Do. And more.
More on the 50 Must-Read Books. My lady writes: “I have read six: CA, DE, KS, NB, OH, & VT.” Don read fifteen: AL, AK, AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, KS, ME, MA, MS, NE, NM, OH, UT. …Yes, my off-hand estimate of yesterday was way-off. …You? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 Master’s University XC Invitational results
Kids’ Brainpower Tied to Exercise, Sleep and Limited Screen Time. …Same for adults?
Best female American marathoner? It’s Deena Kastor, 2:19:36, London, 2006.
After Joan Benoit Samuelson, only other other female American Olympic marathon medalist.
Maybe the best running book in a while: Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory. Compelling. Don read in one day. Joe Vigil is a helluva coach. And a good guy too. Met him on a plane. He’ll talk to anyone!
Lotsa Joe Vigil on You Tube