Friday, November 10, 2017

Weekly Rundown #62

Marshall Ulrich
“I always say the only limitations are in your mind, and if you don't buy into those limits, you can do a helluva lot more than you imagine.”
Marshall Ulrich

This may be interesting as the marathon world record holder Dennis Kimetto is running the Honolulu Marathon Dec 10th's This Week in Running: November 6, 2017's Week That Was in Running: Oct 30 - Nov 5, 2017

John Kelly on the 2017 Kona Ironman World Championships

When will people realize that it is not just about how much you work-out but diet - not using the word here as speaking to some particular plan but about how one eats - is as important, if not more, than working out.  New Study Finds Americans Fatter Than Ever even while working out more

An article on Guillaume Calmettes the winner of the Big Dog Backyard Ultra

The North Face Endurance Challenge 50 Mile Championship is upon us again November 18 in Northern CA and here is the Men's Preview and Women's Preview

A short explanation as to why I find the Balanced Runner approach the way to go: You Don't Need a Method.  I am taking part in the Balanced Runner Online Camp and will be doing a write up on it in a few weeks when I am done.

Toni Reavis looks at Shalane Flanagan's history leading up to her NYC win

Joan Benoit Samuelson writes on Shalane Flanagan's win in NYC

A look at Meb's last marathon

More on Meb from

Some stats on the New York City Marathon - pretty good finish rate at 98.9%

New York Times article on the New York City Marathon

Should be an interesting read from Tim Noakes - Lore of Nutrition:Challenging Conventional Dietary Beliefs (This is an affiliate link)

Are you one of these trail runners

10 things you need to know about Ultramarathon running

Tom Green runs a 100 miles a little over 2 years after a brain injury

May not have heard of Mary Cain recently but she is not done yet

Sandy Villines breaks the women's transcontinental record and here Strava data

Interview with Patrick Reagan on his 100 Mile debut, and win, at the Javelina Jundred and other subjects

An interview from across the pond with Donnie Campbell, winner of the Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra

From this past weekends National Championships at the Moab Trail Marathon 

Masters Running News
Are you too old to run - Why you are never too old to run

Abdi Abdirahman at 40 was the top American at NYC and ran 2:12:48.  Keep in mind the 40-44 record is 2:08:38 by Kenneth Mungara run in Milan in 2016 at the age of 42.

Races this Coming Week
Colossal Vail 50/50, Vail, AZ - November 11, 2017 - Bummed as I was supposed to be running this race but due to an achilles/heel issue could not
Run Amok 50K & 50 Miler, Harrison Bay State Park, TN - November 11, 2017
Georgia Sky to Summit 50K, Sky Valley, GA - November 11, 2017
Nashville Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, Nashville, TN - November 11, 2017
Tunnel Hill 100/50 Milers, Vienna, Il - November 11-12, 2017

Past Weekend Race Results
Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Indiana - November 4, 2017
Rio Del Lago 100, Beal's Point Park, Folsom,  CA - November 4, 2017
Moab Trail Marathon and USATF Trail Marathon Championship, Moab, UT - November 4, 2017
Pinhoti 100, Heflin, AL  - November 4-5, 2017
Ozark Trail 100, Bass River Resort, MO - November 4-5, 2017
Gran Vuelta Valle del Genal Ultra,  Spain -   November 4-5, 2017
New York City Marathon, New York - October 5, 2017
French Riviera Marathon, Nice-Cannes, France - November 5, 2017

You have the beer mile, the milk mile and now just in time for the season the Pumpkin Spice Latte Mile

Zack Miller and Hayden Hawks are set to be at the North Face Challenge November 18th, here is a reminder of what transpired last year

The Unknown - pretty sure I have shared this before but it is a good video on Tim Olson at the Hardrock 100

Looks like this would have been fun

A Look at the Moab 240

Joe Rogan talks to Moab 240 winner Courtney Dauwalter

Some clips from the 2017 Moab Trail Marathon

Short film about the creation of the 0 SPF Trail Half Marathon, and the creation of the club that started it

Video on Marshall Ulrich

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