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3rd interview in my KY Runner series, this one is with Tina Muir. A UK transplant now living in Lexington KY. She has a great story and just yesterday (Jan 18, 2018) gave birth to her daughter Bailey Grace Picucci
If you are in the Elizabethtown KY area Saturday July 7th you can give the Freeman Lake Summer Trail Challenge a try. There will be a 10k and 5K and if you want a challenge they are set up so you can give both a try.
Steve Spence extended his streak of sub 5:00 miles to 43 years
Nice article on the Tunnel Hill 100 that is focused on those seeking to get under 24 hrs, 30 hrs or just doing their first 100. This will be my first 100 miler in the 2018 and like most I would be far behind Camille Herron.
Always a good interview here is another one with Mike Wardian
Ian Corless looks at climbing with his 6 tips to being a better climber
From Peak Performance - 8 Rules to Do Everything Better
So what do you think of race time predictors
Camille Herron and Jim Walmsley named UltraRunners of the Year. Here is the interview with Camille and with Jim
Article on rest: Rest and Recovery: A Whole New Perspective - I know I am guilty of this, but we do really have to start to think about rest as training instead of it as a hindrance to training.
How do you deal with a DNF?
2017 Boston Marathon winner Geoffrey Kirui is not complacent about where he is and should be a factor again at the 2018 Boston Marathon
UltrarunnerPodcast.com interview with Michele Yates
USATF Runners of the year - 2017
iRunFar.com's This Week in Running January 15, 2018
So where would you want to run the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials as 4 cites have placed an intent to bid - Atlanta, Austin, Chattanooga and Orlando?
The elite field is listed for the 2018 Boston Marathon
Good podcast by Training For Ultra with Mario Mendoza and Michele Yates on the Bandera 100K as well as a conversation with Jason Koop and Zack Bitter on carbs and diet
Treadmills for hill training
Molly Huddle breaks the US record for the 1/2 Marathon in Houston, she actually got three records - quite the race as she was 7th overall.
John Hancock announces elite field for 2018 Boston Marathon
I for one hope they keep the Great Edinburgh International X-Country race at Holyrood Park. While I have not been there it appears to be a great venue for a great start to the year race. See below for highlights of the racing
Video on Haile Gebrselassie that gives some background on him and where he is today. He is in my estimation if not the greatest distance runner of all time - one of the greatest. Also great to see him back where he started making a difference. Interesting that you find most of the African distance runners going home to make a difference.
Article on Training and Racing and why some leave their best races at a training session.
New running tech gear from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
I have mentioned before that I am an Ambassador for SFuels but if you are looking for an alternative to those sugary drinks check out SFuels Ultra Endurance Low Carb Drink . I am looking forward to my drink mixes coming in soon so I can give them a more thorough use. First race with them will be Land Between the Lakes in March. SFuels also has a free "QuickStart Guide - the Fuel Switch" you can download
Masters Running News
Kathrine Switzer on running marathons in her 70's, running 4:46 at Boston this last April
I guess even masters running is not immune from drug issues - people cheat at any age
Check out my interview this week with KY and Masters runner Shirley Haslar
Races this Coming Week
Coldwater Rumble Trail Runs, Goodyear, AZ - January 20, 2018
FASTtrack 24 Hour, Palatka, FL - January 20, 2018
Avalon Benefit 50K & 50M, Avalon, CA - January 20, 2018
Clearwater Distance Classic, Clearwater, FL - January 21, 2018
Past Weekend Race Results
Great Edinburgh X-Country, Edinburgh, Scotland - January 13, 2018
San Diego 50 Miler, San Diego, CA - January 13, 2018
Charleston Marathon and Half Marathon, Charleston, SC - January 13, 2018
Ultra Trail Nepal, Batase, Nepal - January 13, 2018
HURT 100, Hawaii - January 13-14, 2018
Houston Marathon and Half Marathon, Houston, TX - January 14, 2018
Montane Spine Race, Derbyshire, UK - January 14 - 21, 2018
Doris (Brown) Heritage runs Women's first sub 5:00 indoor mile
2018 Great Edinburgh X-Country Highlights
Just released (Jan 18, 2018) review of the 2017 UTMB - Always love the UTMB videos
Ultra-Trail Australia (May 20, 2017)
Lavaredo Ultra-Trail (June 23, 2017)
I remember Harry Cordellos from back when I started running and had forgotten about when he ran the Dipsea. Thanks to Eric at Ultrarunnerpodcast.com for reminding about this.
Talk by Eliud Kipchoge & David Bedford that is well worth the time to watch/listen to
2013 interview with Scott Jurek from his Eat & Run book launch in London - This is Part 1, here is Part 2 & Part 3 (coming next week)
This weeks Mountain Outhouse
Yuzhu Peak (China) FKT 2017