Friday, 6/15/18

Alex Hutchinson: The Art of Pacing Is More Complicated Than You Think

The original ‘Men of Oregon’ take a lap along memory lane

Abby Wambach, soccer champion, equal pay/LGBTQ activist, and badass extraordinaire: Failure is fuel.

Study: People Are Getting Dumber

Thursday, 6/14/18

Dipsea: A Trail Race Where ‘You’re Either the Hunter or the Hunted’

Pretty good movie about Dipsea. Trailer: On The Edge

Exercise vs. Standing? You Probably Need to Do Both

The Week That Was. …Mariah Castillo is mentioned.

Squats for Runners

What Happens to Your Body When You Climb Everest

Steve Magness: The Myth of the Non-Responder

How Long Do We Let Them Fail?50% of California Kids Can’t ReadMore

Semi-Rad: 20 things that take longer than the Caldwell, Honnold ascent of The Nose

Wednesday, 6/13/18

Study: One in three Americans take meds with depressive side effects

Exercise is the best antioxidant


The Cult of Anthony Bourdain

The Last Days of Stealhead Joe

Exercise is Medicine. I run on a treadmill at the gym. My view, if not a Kindle, is a pool wherein we often see an exercise class for oldsters, mostly fat and female. The fat old boys are bs-ing with weights, but more likely watching TV at home or dead. Same deal closer to home. Our street dead ends at a Willamette River trail head. 80% of the senior walkers are female. Fit and fat is better than dead.

Video: An Ode to the Radical Restoration That Is Wild Swimming

LAT: Inside the USC women’s track team’s relay miracle

Tuesday, 6/12/18

Lazy Work, Good Work

Monday, 6/11/18

Magness Speaks — Why Rabbiting Works

How running gait increases injury risk

More on the insane USC comeback.

Bach at the Burger King

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.

Eugene, OR

Weekend, 6/9-10/18

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.

America’s Next Great Running Hope, and One of the Cruelest Twists in Youth Sports

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.

USC has to win the relay be the champs. Watch …Same challenge for Oregon in 2017. Watch. Note USC’s final runner.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Friday, 6/8/18

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.

A bit off topic. How Does A Nepalese Porter Carry So Much Weight? ..And The Sherpa Diet for Legendary Mountain Strength

NYT: Weight Training May Help to Ease or Prevent Depression.

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

Thursday, 6/7/18

Don’t miss the NCAA Track & Field Championships

Brother Colm O’Connell and the Training of David Rudisha

The Midlife Tuneup

How to Be Happy

Wednesday, 6/6/18

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.

Tuesday, 6/5/18

Jane Brody/NYT: How to Increase Your Chances of Having a Long, Healthy Life

Is Being Good Good for You?

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.

the morning shakeout

NPR: Why Children Aren’t Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

The Oxymoron Museum