Friday, February 23, 2018

Weekly RunDown #76

Clarence DeMar
"Not only in running but in much of life is a sense of balance and proportion necessary."
Clarence DeMar

If you do not know about Clarence DeMar there is some info here and here as well as a book: Marathon: Autobiography of Clarence DeMar  America's Grandfather of Running.  Just ordered the book so will review it when done.  Also, see video of Clarence DeMar below.

I have started to post my interviews once and week and will do them on what I will call "Interview Tuesday."  This weeks interview is with Kentucky and New Masters Runner Gordon Turner

I think I am going to have to try and interview Dave Jones who ran a marathon in all 50 states and in all 8 Continents - all in one year

The Tokyo Marathon, this Sunday the 25th, Men's Preview and Wilson Kipsang says the world record is on his mind.  Here is the Women's Preview.

A look at fatigue and what it can tell you

I have not run in the Inov-8 line but Ben Mounsey gives the history of the X-Talon

A list of hiking trails but how many have you run or would you run's This Week in Running: February 19, 2018's The Week That Was in Running: February 12-18, 2018

USATF roster for the world indoor championships March 2-4 in Birmingham England

Four Training Ideas from David Roche

So, who has been added to the Altra Elite Team for 2018

Phil Maffetone talks about walking

An interesting insole that is more about creating a sensory cue to help with form, anyone tried these

Need some tips for running downhill, here are some from top ultramarathon coaches

Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel attempt better the FKT on the Great Himalaya Trail.  The current best time for the 14000km trail with it's 70,000m of elevation of gain and loss is 28 days - 13 hours - 56 minutes.

How many of these have you seen: Best Running Movies Ever

The importance of Prebiotic Fibers

Aravaipa Running has a new Podcast (Trail Currents is the new name) - that has flowed out of Aravaipa Trail Talk.  The first two episodes, with Jamil Coury & Jubilee Paige, are about cheating (Show #1) and Ultra Race Lotteries (Show #2) - Here is the YouTube link to the first show

Karl Meltzer is still winning at 50 and just won the Lone Star 100 for his 40th 100 mile win

A look at setting expectations - should we set them high low or somewhere in-between

What books are you reading or have you read lately that relate to running, here is my list (links are affiliate links):

Masters Running News
How a 51 year old credits his Mtn. Bike for sub 17:00 5k's

Races this Coming Week
Transgrancanaria, Las Palmas, Canary Islands - February 23-24, 2018
Mount Cheaha 50K, Delta, AL - February 24, 2018
The Black Mountain Marathon and Mount Mitchell Challenge, Black Mountain, NC - February 24, 2018
Orange Curtain 100K/50K/30K/10K, Cerritos, CA - February 24, 2018
Antelope Canyon Ultras, Page, AZ - February 24-25, 2018
Phoenix Marathon, Mesa, AZ - February 25, 2018
Tokyo Marathon, Tokyo, Japan - February 25, 2018

Past Weekend Race Results
2018 USA Indoor Championships, Albuquerque, NM - February 16-18, 2018
Black Canyon Ultra (100K/60K), Mayer, AZ - February 17, 2017
Chabot Trail Run, Castro Valley, CA - February 17, 2018
Everglades Ultras, Copeland, FL - February 17, 2018
Jackpot Ultra Running Festival W/2018 U.S. National 100 Mile Road National Championship, Henderson, NV - February 17, 2018
Austin Marathon, Austin, TX - February 18, 2018

Clarence DeMar winning his 7th Boston Marathon

Courtney Dauwalter Ultra Runner | 24 Hour Endurance Run Record Holder

Preview for the 2016 Antelope Canyon Ultras which is running this weekend - Looks like a cool course

UTMB 2017 56K CCC

Mountain Outhouse News from 2/16/18

Video on Zack Bitter put out by one of his sponsors - NOW Foods

Jamil Coury's Video from the 2018 Running Up for Air race - he did the 12hr race

Mark Allen on building an Aerobic Base

As an Ambassador for SFuels here is my latest video - You can try the new drink with free shipping on your first bag and also get a 1 year guarantee

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