Amby Burfoot: The Yin-Yang of Fast Marathons
Q&A with Abraham Kiptum. Smashed the half marathon world record in his sub two shoes. Reveals training program.
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?
NYC Marathon photos.
A recent study of Spartathlon runners showed that just after the race, their blood samples – which looked similar to those of people close to death – returned to normal within days. More
“If Eugene is this place where there are world-class sporting events, there’s no reason it couldn’t be a place for world-class art…” 20×21 Eug Mural Project
Running a marathon proves age is nothing but a number …And red pee is nothing but two words, six letters in all. NBD.
Dear Younger Me: Anna Rohrer …Good advice. Rohrer is only 21.
Finally, and I know you were waiting for this: Obituary of James J. ‘Whitey’ Bulger
Like: How to Run a Marathon Faster as You Get Older. …Whatever we’re doing, we probably need to do it faster.
Alysia Montano speaks out on the ever-present doping scandal in track & field. Here.
Don’t miss: An Aging Marathoner Tries to Run Fast After 40 …It’s not just about the marathon. …Time for red pee?
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?
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.
Busybodies seeking to avoid Olympic marathon deaths
Check out the November Oregon Track Club Newsletter, especially our Q&A with Janet and Tom Heinonen
Alex Hutchinson: Don’t Think Too Hard About Your Running Form. …But there are some important caveats.
On motivation. Maintaining Momentum.