running : Wednesday, 5/17/17
Posted by donmclean on 2017/5/17 12:32:15 (64 reads)

Check out the friendly Sub-2 debate between Robert Johnson and Michael Joyner at LetsRun.

Steve Magness: The Roger Bannister Effect: The Myth of the Psychological Breakthrough ...Mmmh, maybe not you, but the rest of us are head cases, and we go out too hard or give up too soon. Find someone going just a tad faster. And hang on.

Joan Benoit Samuelson, now 60, wants to go Sub-3.

Watch Jim Ryun's go sub 4 in the mile, the first ever by a prep in a high school mile. Here ...Later that year, Ryun beats three time Olympic gold medalist Peter Snell. Here. ...52 years since those races. Any other preps, before or since, beating Olympic gold medalists?

Citius: The case for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials host cities. ...In some wouldn't-it-be-nice/fair/change sense, yes, it should go to Sacto or Walnut. But, if it goes, it will not be half as enjoyable for the athletes and spectators. Eugene has a host of experienced meet helpers and officials, and the meets unfold with extreme efficiency. And the fans are likewise experienced, knowledgeable, and engaged.

How Your Emotional State Can Be More Powerful Than Your Rep Scheme

Now! Check out the Running Warehouse Bargain Bin Sale

BBC: 'Fat but fit is a big fat myth'

Three years out of the NFL, hes about to graduate from law school. ...Too smart and engaged with life to be forever on a smartphone.

Billion Dollar Race To Sub-2

Chris Low and some other world best racers will compete tomorrow at the USATF Distance Classic. It will cost $69.99 to watch it on the tube. Way better, watch it in person at Occidental College (near Glendale). Nice facility. Imagine, just distance nerds competing and, presumably, attending.

Alex Hutchinson recommends 20 X 400. How (and Why) to Add Extra Interval Reps. ...There is a 300 meter hill in Hendricks Park, and the standard big-boys workout is 20 repeats at 75 to 80% effort. Jogging back after each rep, and immediately back at again. No walking or standing around..

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300m hill at Hendricks Park

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Lotsa track immortals have trained here.
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