Friday, July 14, 2017

Weekly RunDown #45

Frank Shorter & Kenny Moore
Part of a runner’s training consists of pushing back the limits of his mind. 
Kenny Moore's This Week in Running: July 10, 2017's Week That Was in Running

The Royal Ultra SkyMarathon® Gran Paradiso is this weekend in Italy and Ian Corless looks at the race

Soft Taping, an interesting idea

I guess Nolan's 14 was not enough: Andrew Hamilton Sets Two (More) FKTs on Nolans 14

Are American runners getting slower as this study says?

Dathan Ritzenhein joins Hanson-Brooks

Another race I remember from way back, but never ran, celebrated its 40th anniversary,  Silas Kipruto won the Boilermaker 15k this past weekend

Toni Reavis writes on a Kipchoge World Record Marathon Attempt at the 2017 Berlin Marathon Sept. 24th

Interview with David Bedford Part 1 & Part 2 - If you have been running as long, or longer than I his name should ring a bell.

There will be live coverage of the Hardrock 100 at iRunFar site

Every have problems getting in a long run, here are some ideas on how to modify your run to help

As these are both issues I have had to deal with I thought this may be helpful: Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatica.  I can tell you for me finding a physical therapist that did Active Release Technique (ART) worked for me.  As an aside my PT was not on the ART list but still was trained in it but just did not pay to be on the list so just ask if they do this.

Thinking of running an ultra here is some advice and myths

Podcast with Magdalena Boulet: How to Run the Race You Know You are in Shape For

Do you travel much, here are 10 Tips for Running on a Business Trip

Drymax Socks
Mark Cucuzzella of the Natural Running Center talks to Camille Herron about running and her Comrades win.  Also, here is Mark's report on his Comrades run in 2013

Want to say thanks to US Skyrunning and Drymax Socks for the 2 pair of socks I won on a the US Skyrunning Twitter giveaway

Masters Running News
How would you like to run in the 40-44 age group at the Peachtree 10K on July 4th where Bernard Legat (43) gets 5th over all in 28:42 and Abdi Abdirahman (40) gets 6th in 28:54.  I realize they run in the open race but still!  The official winner of the 40-44 age group ran 34:19.

Some good thoughts on Recovery and the Aging Athlete

The USATF Masters Outdoor Championships are this weekend (July 13-16) in Baton Rouge LA

Races this Coming Week
Vol State 500K, TN - Starts July 13, 2017
USATF Masters Outdoor Championships, Baton Rouge, LA - July 13-16, 2017
Hardrock 100, Silverton, CO - July 14-16, 2017
Eiger Ultra Trail, Grindelwald, Switzerland , July 15-16, 2017
Diamond League, Rebat, Morocco -  July 16, 2017
Barr Trail Mtn Race, Manitou Springs, CO, July 16, 207
Royal Ultra SkyMarathon Grand Paradiso, Ceresole Reale, Italy - July 16, 2017

Past Weekend Race Results
Honey Badger 100 Mile Ultra Road Race, Cheney State Park, KS - July 8, 2017
Mt. Hood 50  Pacific Crest Trail, Clackamas Ranger Station, OR   - July 8-9, 2017
London Diamond League, London, UK - July 9, 2017
Badwater 135, Death Valley, CA - July 10-12, 2017

This weeks Mountain Outhouse (added late)

MIUT 2017 Race Highlight

Bryce Canyon Ultras

Trentapassi SkyRace Vertical Race 2017

Always like it when the Ultra-Trail World Tour updates come out, here is Episode 3's Pre-Hardrock 100 Interview with Kilian Jornet

Eiger Ultra Trail 2016

Trofeo Kima, Skyrunning Extreme Series 2016

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