WSJ on running books and Gene. Maybe a 100 of his used to be mine.
Doping? Who Cares?
Aging in the Key of Humor
How much can a healthy lifestyle cut your risk of cancer? A lot.
Alberto Salazar says Galen Rupp is fine, running 140 miles per week. Link. ...Sometimes Cam Levins runs more.
Steve Magness: Passion: A Gift, or A Curse?
L.A. Is America's Deadliest Place for Walking
100 Best Lists of All Time. That should keep you busy.
What Hiking Does To The Brain Is Pretty Amazing
Dog fights off bear, saves runner/owner. Story indicates dog was a runner too. ...No. 1 son was walking with his dog in Pine Mountain Club. Suddenly a mountain lion appears and goes after the dog. Sons gets in front of dog, tells lion to leave. Lion leaves.
Shelby Erdahl is a great team mate. Video. ...More.
Compare and contrast Shelby Erdahl and too many...pro athletes.
Chris Low runs 1:47.81. PR is 1:47.52. Looked strong.
Week That Was
Steeplechase: Path To Olympics Goes Across Water Pit, Over 28 Barriers. I want to do that in my next life.
Nitwits and knuckleheads. Screwballs, idiots, and morons
About that study you read. Consider.
An Open Letter to the Athlete We Must Stop Recruiting
Afghan Women Fight for the Right to Ride
A good old fashioned rant: IOC’s record over past eight years smells worse than old urine
Chris Low (800) and Austin O'Neil (3000 steeple) will compete tomorrow at the HOKA meet, Occidental College ...Probably the best Southern CA distance races of the year, a chance to see some of America's best in person, and support the second best sport on earth (after cross country). But if you can't, you can watch it here.
Government science. Does compression clothing work? The answer is yes, no, and maybe. And and that it makes you look cool, stupid, and fat.
A young runner shipped off spit and $599 for advice from her DNA and genetics. Read. The advice includes more veggies, exercise, and less ice cream.
Be skeptical, says Alex Hutchinson.
Flotrack video with Princeton coach Jason Vigilante. Vig coached Leo Manzano and Robby Andrew, both opportunistic guys with awesome kicks.
Like: The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday flipped a big, fat middle finger to the international sports movement. On what grounds? And to achieve, exactly, what? ...More.
Study: Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers
Consider the Naked 5K Run/Walk. Free.
...maybe the best picture we've published in our almost 70 years in the business. ~Track & Field News. Here.
Steve Magness: How Constraints Make You a Better Coach
SI: Q&A with Amby Burfoot
5 research-backed ways to increase grit
What Leo Tolstoy and Allen Iverson have in common: Practice. ...More.
Practice tonight in Read More.
Mario Fraioli: the morning shakeout
With the possible exception of the Foothill League Finals, the toughest and best 2016 distance running in Southern California will be here. May 20, Occidental College.
Kevin Sully: Monday Morning Run
31 Caught Doping in Retests of Beijing Olympic Samples
Interest in Track & Field resemble the hatch cycle of periodic cicadas. Why?
npr: Keeping Up With The Joneses' Latest Medical Procedure. ...Being the older kid on the block, having already had one, lemme tellya...
Flotrack video: Kate Grace Throws Down 2:00 in Pouring Rain
WSJ: A Run on the Beach Only Looks Easy
WSJ: How Women Took Over the World of Running
Jason Gay/WSJ: 2,226 Steps to Never Forget
Must see video: The Harriers. ...More. ...Spend some time in Humbolt County.
Signal story on SS Prelims
Master's @ All On The Line results.
Lori Peterson furnishes Foothill Finals fotos
Footless mountaineer to scale K2.
PAC 12 results. Sam Willis, Chelsea Totten, and Jen Owen, all in the 1500, did not advance. ...Chelsea and Jen are scheduled to race the 10,000 this afternoon. That's 26 laps, folks.
Devon Allen is awesome. He was the best American hurdler last year, and he plays football at UO. Apparently, the plan is to hurdle at the Olympics and then return to football.
D2 photos from Patrick King. ...Looks great in his Foothill debut. ...It means the world to the kids. And everyone else. Take some and share with the world. Payback for all the kindness and generosity freely given to us.
D1 photos from Alan Garcia.
Forbes: The 25 Most And Least Educated Cities In America. Warning. California doesn't look good. Oregon doesn't appear at all.
The Master's College Cross Country and Track on Facebook has All On The Line photos.
Oregon swept the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships. 8th year in a row. Devon Allen most valuable male athlete. Oregon sprinter Hannah Cunliffe is named the most valuable female athlete.
The Time Has Come To Make Allyson Felix The Toast Of The Sports World
Probably No ban for Kenya
Alex Hutchinson: Can Spitting Out Your Sports Drink Boost Performance?
We Don’t Need More Stinkin' Blood Tests
Is “Grit” Really the Key to Success? ...Reluctantly, we concede grit and success on the Beast does not always translate into success on the track and in life.
Fancy Starbucks Drinks and the Special Snowflakes Who Order Them. Real runners drink it black. Sorry.
D2 results will be here.
Crazy, shocking 800 in Shanghai. Watch. ...Complete meet results.
T&FN previews Olympic Trials women's 1500
D1 results? Not released. Crazy, eh?
NYT: Russian Insider Says State-Run Doping Fueled Olympic Gold ...Worst nations.
Just in. Oregon Track Club 5K XC race on the wood chip Pre's Trail. Results
Jason Gay/WSJ: America! The Cyclist Is Not Your Enemy
Revised recovery, diet, keeps aging runners on track
5/14 Canyons @ CCCAA So Cal Finals, AVC College
5/14 Master's @ All On The Line Open, Westmont College
5/14 D1 Prelims, Trabuco HS
5/14 D2 Prelims, Moorpark HS
5/20-21 Canyons @ CCCAA State Champs, San Diego Mesa College
Lauren Fleshman: I Raced! (My Mountain Bike, But Still)
Toni Reavis: The Drip, Drip, Drip of Scandal. To save our sport we need leadership with a spine, and a cohesive structure.
Putin Gets The Last Laugh: Sochi Was a Fraud
Flotrack: Justin Gallegos Shares His Dream
Must Read. NYT. One scientist’s quixotic quest to propel a runner past the two-hour barrier. Man vs. Marathon. Proceed on to Part 2. Watch the video on form.
Speed limit lowered in Bouquet Canyon. Story. How 'bout doubling the fine? I mean, if you're really serious.
NYT: Making what you eat a core part of high school sports.
Oregonian: Nike adopts ambitious environmental, workplace goals. And to reach $50 billion in sales by 2020, up from $30 billion in 2015.
RW: 10 Bad Runner Habits. How many of those do we do in one week?
Outside: Where the World’s Fastest Road Bikers Go to Learn the Secrets of Speed. How much attention and work do we do on our running form?
Outside: The Most Successful Female Everest Climber of All Time Is a Housekeeper in Hartford, Connecticut
Sporting News: Evan Jager on 2015 and Rio
Opting Out of Email. For Well and Good.
NYT: Out With the Old. Ditch all your bad habits at once. ...My closest personal adviser says procrastination is my worst habit. I'll concentrate on that first. Starting tomorrow.
BBC: Kenya has been declared in breach of global anti-doping rules. ...More.
LetsRun: The Week That Was
WSJ: Must Elite Kids Outgrow Their Coaches?
Flotrack: Cal Women Date Pace Reps
The Belle Behind The Buns – Phoebe Wright
AMA with Alex Hutchinson ...caffeine pill with a beet juice chaser before racing.
The new thing. Growth mindset
Diane Nyad: Why 66 is better than 28