Friday, February 3, 2017

Weekly RunDown #22

“No one will burn out doing aerobic running. It is too much anaerobic running, which the American scholastic athletic system tends to put young athletes through, that burns them out.” 
Arthur Lydiard

The Running Soles Team got chosen in the lottery for the Bourbon Chase Relay in Ky on October 13-14, 2017.  Looking forward to this one having not run a relay this will be fun.  Not yet sure if it will be my first relay as there is still the possibility I will be running the Hood to Coast in Oregon the end of August.

Some great videos in third post on Steve Cram's Top 5 Races's Week That Was for this past week

Ron Hill decided he had to take off from running Sunday.  This would not be news except it stopped the longest running streak at 52 years and 39 days or a total of 19033 days of running at least a mile.

If you are looking for information on Optimized Fat Metabolism this is a great resource: What is OFM

Some thoughts on all the sugar in many sports fueling strategies:  High-Sugar Fueling: Longevity of the Ultra Endurance Athlete Under Threat? 

Michael Wardian Shattered the World Marathon Challenge Record's This Week in Running: January 30, 2017

If you would like to try the new Spike-Free bars has arranged for a code so you can try them:  UltraRunnerPodcast SFuels Code .   I have tried them and they do taste good and I think will be a good option for many people

If you have wondered about the Arthur Lydiard's ideas on training here is a site that has a short synopsis of them:  Lydiard Training Principles

Want to run an Ultra in Alabama the Pinhoti 100 may be for you

Aravaipa Running's Coldwater Rumble 2017

Want to run a marathon in an out of the way location, how about the Rift Marathon in Uganda

This weeks Mountain Outhouse

If you like sprints at the end of a race here are 7 of them Part 1

7 More in Part 2

7 More in Part 3

And if that was not enough here is more in Part 4

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