Friday, October 27, 2017

Weekly RunDown #60

Steve Ovett
"You find out a lot about yourself through athletics. If you're cut out to be a winner or a failure or a quitter, athletics will bring it out of you. You're always stripping yourself down to the bones of your personality."
Steve Ovett

Here is a documentary on Steve Ovett: Part 1 and Part 2

Nice interview with Johnny Gray who has held the 800m American record for 32 years

Trail Runner magazine asks Jeff Browing, recent Bear 100 winner, 6 questions

4 Pilates moves modified for runners by Jae Gruenke of The Balanced Runner.  Here is Jae's post on these moves with a video to help show the moves in the Competitor article's This Week in Running: October  23, 2017's The Week That Was in Running: October 16-22, 2017

Interview with Rob Krar

Do you get enough sleep, I know I tend not to: Sleep should be prescribed

Not sure how many of these are on your list: 6 Races You'll Probably Die Before You Do

Thinking of running a 24 hour Ultra, not an ultra in 24 hours but running a prescribed circuit continually for 24 hours to see how far you can go.  Here are some good tips to help in the endeavor.

How about trying one of these, I am sure but these are a good place to start:  5 Toughest Stage Races.

Dr. Phil Maffetone writes on Exercising but Inactive?

If you can be in Charles Town, WV on November 3rd you would be well served to attend this seminar with Dr. Maffetone and hosted by Two River Treads, TrueForm Running & Freedom's Run

New inductees into the NYRR Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Philemon Rono wins Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon  on Sunday (22) in 2:06:52

One persons preparation for this weeks Javelina Jundred

More on Francois D’Haene FKT on the 210 Mile John Muir Trail

With the recent completion of the 2017 Big's Backyard Ultra here is an article from 2016 on the race

Speaking of Big's Backyard in the weeks to come I am sure there will be much written, here is Guillaume Calmette's Strava data

A look at Peter's fourth and fifth 100 milers

With fall coming, well I think it is as I am in So. Cal for work and it was 103 Monday and 101 Wednesday for my runs, here are some tips and if you run in the rain here are some tips

Have not gotten to this one yet but should be a good Podcast from The Intelligent Racer: Running, Coaching & Nutrition with Zack Bitter

Speaking of podcasts I have updated my podcast post with some new additions that are noted: Podcasts and More Podcasts

Masters Running News
Carrie Tollefson interviews masters runner & 3 time Olympian Jen Rhines

Nice article on Meb: So Long Meb!

Races this Coming Week
Javelina Jundred, Fountain Hills, Az - October 28, 2017
Chicago Lakefront 50/50, Chicago, IL - October 28, 2017
Annapurna 100K/50K, Nepal - October 28, 2017
Stinson Beach Marathon, Stinson Beach, CA - October 28, 2017
Cougar Mtn Trail Run Series,  Washington - October 29, 2017

Past Weekend Race Results
Grand Raid Reunion, France - October 19-22, 2017
Pony Express 50 and 100, Faust, UT - October 20-21, 2017
Big's Backyard Ultra - Last Man Standing, Bell Buckle, TN   October 21, 2017
Kansas City Marathon,  Kansas City, MO - October 21, 2017
Firewater 50K, 100K & 100M, Greenback, TN - October 21-22, 2017
Marine Corps Marathon,  Arlington, VA  - October 22, 2017
Scotia Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Toronto, Canada - October 22, 2017

Compilation of some Steve Ovett Races

Some guys catch up with Francois D'haene during is John Muir Trail FKT

Has your running store tried The Box Challenge

2017 Bear 100 - with focus on Jaybird athletes Timothy Olson and Luke Nelson - race was won by Jeff Browning

Here is some downhill running in Iceland

2017 Badwater

Mountain Outhouse Best Run News Show

Festival Des Templiers 2017

As Meb nears the end of his running career here is a reminder of his Boston win

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