Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/17 11:52:36 (182 reads)

Austin O'Neil wins at Stumptown but doesn't get the USAs 8:40 qualifier. Results.

‘A Body Built on Pain’ – The Training of Herb Elliott. Though not a runner, I got the book c. 1960. Lost it. Got a replacement from Gene Blankenship. And sleep next to it (OK, three feet away) every night.

Mistakes Runners Make When Buying Running Shoes

Where in the United States is nature most likely to kill you? ...“California kind of has it all.”

The Pacific Crest Trail Is Super Dangerous This Year. But only in California.

A Cyclist Writes His Own Obituary. ...Killed on Olympic Blvd. in Los Angeles.

Break-rest OK.

Sugar detox? Sugar makes us "fat, old, and ugly," says one nutritionist.

Coaching the skinnies. Why Runners Need to Lift

NYT: Morning Walks With My son. Do you know any kids, runners who walk to school?

Why can't you run on the rich, tax privileged golf courses in Los Angeles? Listen to Malcolm Gladwell's A Good Walk Spoiled

Runner/cyclist searches for pilot father on the Ho Chi Minh Trail. ...Yesterday I was hiking in the Cascades with a buddy and our wives.. Buddy has a rebel teacher buddy who never quite fit into the public education system in Oregon, and now teaches math at a private school in Viet Nam. Has a girl friend in Thailand. Spends a month of his summer vacation in Eugene. Has dual U.S-Viet Nam citizenship. What a world.

Toni Reavis: Does Track Really Need To "Think Differently"?

Steve Magness: Why Bad Races Hurt the Worst

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/16 11:58:45 (100 reads)

Q&A with Leah Pappajohn on the first naked ascent of El Capitan. ...More

Almost as exciting. City of Santa Clarita dedicates Newhall Pass open space/trail. Where does it start/end? How long? Who has the FKT?

Week That Was

Steve Matsuda photos: Runs and Hikes in Santa Clarita

NYT: Track’s Most Resilient/Suspect Record in Danger

50 years ago. Jim Ryan's run for the ages.

Steve and Brad: zzz's in the P.M.

Amazon Gobbles Whole Foods

Be Careful! It's dangerous out there. Inside too.

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/15 12:54:58 (98 reads)

Mastering Your Craft

Tips from the guys who climbed Everest with no oxygen. ...And no sugar.

Oh-oh. Even moderate drinking could harm the brain

USAs Status of Entries. Chris Low in the 800. Austin O'Neil hasn't qualified (yet).

Maine runner drowns rabid raccoon...

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/13 11:21:05 (193 reads)


We too were once beginners. Just Do It.

Can Narcissism Fuel Grit?

Don't Beat Yourself Up

Breaking news from 1975. This Coach Is First Class

NYT: The Liver: A ‘Blob’
That Runs the Body.

the morning shakeout

Oregon Track Club Race #4, a 5K on 6/8/17, photos. Don is #279. ...In the selection are pix from the May 5K on Pre's Trail. Don is #195.

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/12 11:36:57 (71 reads)

Day 4 Photos at NCAA Outdoor Championships

More on Alex Honnold’s free climb of El Capitan. The greatest sports achievement in my lifetime?

Chris Low PRs with a 1:46.40, winning the 800 at the Portland Classic. Next up is the USA Championships two weeks hence in Sacramento.

Having Friends Is Good for You

2.2 billion people are overweight or obese—this represents around 30 percent of all people on earth. More.

Lotsa juicy info and links today from Ken Goe. ...Including a story on Boulder and All-Comers meets. Eugene has many as well at Hayward Field. ...Wherever you are, consider starting the same in your community. It's the right thing to do. It changes lives.

Pro health tips from Coach Albert Einstein.

Women runners with lower BMIs are at a higher risk of injury, take longer to heal

Bananna peels!

We Are Wired To Be Outside

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/10 12:47:28 (68 reads)

Q&A with Steve Magness

How Training Helps You Handle Pain.

Lexi Fernandez goes 9:58 in the 3000, wins at the Southern CA Jr. Olympics.

El Capitan, My El Capitan ...More.

Oregon women win triple crown. Great meet!

Allie Ostrander, only 5-1, 20 years old, wins the steeple, gets fourth in the 5000. ...The women's steeple has 28 hurdle jumps (30" high) and 7 water jumps. ...Watch Ostrander win the brutal 2015 Mt. Marathon race.

Final day women's NCAA Championships 4 minute video.

NYT: Really, Really Short Workouts. It all counts.

On Exercise Bulimia

Steve Magness has a Problem With the Hack Culture

See Ken Goe. He covered two meets (100 miles apart) in one day.

Lexi Fernandez won the 800 (ages 13-14) in 2:13.73 at the Southern CA Jr. Olympics. ...Bailey Pate won the Foothill Finals in 2:17.92.

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/9 5:58:27 (65 reads)

Michael Joyner: What's on My Bedside Table

Peak Performance excerpt: How extended breaks in training help elite athletes—and why you should take them too. ...We just ordered the book. Mrs. Diary insisted

OTC race of the month results. Oldest racer gets his best time in over a year.

Frank Shorter Returns to His High School

Jon Sutherland has the world's longest running streak.

Breaking2-Inspired Nike Shoes Available Today

SCV in the midst of an opioid epidemic.

Excellent. By Amby Burfoot: Your Body: “Use It Or Lose It”

Gary Johnson is biking the 2800 mile Tour Divide

Some guy is photographing the prep Tracks of Forgotten Legends

Posted by donmclean on 2017/6/8 11:35:36 (81 reads)

Signal story on Craig Leener and his novel. Here. We loved the book and suspect you will too.

Recommended: 6th Annual Master's University XC Invitational

Must read: Rod and Pre

Brad and Steve: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Marathoners

Oregon Track Club June, 2017 Newsletter

The Judge and the Midnight Mission Running Club

The ball cap read, “There are three stages to a man’s life: Stud, Dud, Thud.” Why Men Don’t Live as Long as Women

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