Friday, October 28, 2016

Weekly RunDown #8 (Oct 28, 2016)

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OK now for the info you were waiting for:)

If you were in a hole somewhere you may have missed it but Pete Kostelnick broke the Transcontinental Record by averaging 72 miles a day

Another article on Pete's run across the US: How to Run Across the Country Faster than Anyone

It does not get any easier when you move up to the 60-64 age group:  A Remarkable Masters Marathon Record.

Good article on Super Masters runner Ed Whitlock - Age Is No Barrier

More masters info as there were fast times in Syracuse NY at the Syracuse Festival of Races October 2nd.

From getting a lot of notice in the 2016 US Olympic Trials for his "unconventional" looks while getting last place in 31:02.99 Noah Droddy moved up to 2nd place at the USATF 10 Mile Championships in 47:28, a good story of sticking with it.

Can't get into the Hardrock 100 well there are 6 Southwest Colorado Trail Races you could enter instead.

Want to run a winer marathon and can travel here are some to think about:  Top Winer Marathons in the US

While on the topic of lists what would be your bucket list of marathons?  Here is a list someone put together, never thought to Tokyo as being on my list:  Bucket List Marathons & Here is a list of The 30 Best Marathons in the World, well at least as far as that site is concerned.  Leave a comment as to your list and I will compile a list for a later Weekly Rundown.

Photo's if the 2016 Spartan Race World Championships at Lake Tahoe on October 1st

Lots of videos this week, hope you enjoy them:

The ITU 2016 Trail World Championships take place this weekend (Oct 29th) in Portugal.  The 85K  (53 Miles) point to point course has 4680M  (over 15,000 feet) of climbing.

Trailer for Billy Yang's new Film: "Life in a Day.  Also lots of good stuff at Billy Yang Films

Previously I had the edited version of Jim Walmsley's Grand Canon Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim.  Well for those of you, like me, that just like to see more of the trails here is a longer unedited version.

For those of you that have not checked out The Ginger Runner YouTube Channel here is a video he did on his first 100 miler called Amongst the Evergreens.

Video on 4 runners in the 2016 Leadville 100

Salomon video The Canyon

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