Friday, August 24, 2018

Weekly RunDown #102

“Self-discipline starts with you. It’s no other person. It starts with you. Start to examine yourself...  Self discipline is doing what’s right instead of doing what you feel like doing.  That's the meaning of self-discipline.”

This week's Interview Tuesday was with the Co-Host of the Southeastern Trail Runner Podcast Shannon Bryan.  I interviewed the other Co-Host Clinton Lewis a few weeks ago and actually was on the show for Episode #73

Dr. Mark Cucuzzella on 3 secrets to pain free running

A look at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and why they are at the hottest time of the year - MONEY

This years Pikes Peak Marathon was won by Dakota Jones, after riding 250 miles to get there and then rode back, and Megan Kimmel who broke the record that had been around since 1981 by 12 seconds's This Week in Running: August 20, 2018's The Week That Was in Running - August 13-19, 2018

Most training is to be sub-maximal and easy but often we need to step it up to progress - 6 of the Biggest Hardest Workouts

Some thoughts from Toni Reavis on how to make both the New York and Chicago Marathons better

With UTMB only a week away here is a preview of the men's race and of the women's race

Moly Huddle is to run the New York Marathon along with Shalane Flanagan , Desiree Linden as well as Mary Keitany and Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya and Mamitu Daska from Ethiopia.

Speaking of NY it will be interesting to see how Bernard Lagat (43) does in his debut marathon there

There is a reason Yuki Kawauchi is the people's favorite in Japan - races often and not just in big races

Mario Fraioli writes: Rob Krar Climbing Back Up The Mountain

The Diamond League finals are next week - August 30 (Zurich) and Sept 1st (Brussels) - here is who is entered, some great races

Hoping Kipsang is in shape for Berlin so that he can give Kipchoge a great race and lead to a fast time

If you have not heard about "Hyponatremia" you should as Dr. Noakes has talked about it for some time.  Here is an article to give you an overview of the issues with Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia (EAH).  Here is an article by Dr.Tim Noakes from 2012 on the subject and an Endurance Planet podcast on the subject of hydration with Dr. Noakes and Dr. Maffetone

Ian Corless, who always has great photos of running, has a updated photography site with the race reports, writings and podcasts still at his regular site

Good article (1 of 3) on being in Ketosis and Being Fat Adapted and you can also hear Amy on the Human Performance Outliers podcast Episode 30.  You should also read the info she has on Alzheimers as I think we all know someone that is either there or heading that way

A look at Badwater from someone who paced and crewed the race

8 Years ago this years winner of The Badwater 135 , Michele Graglia , was a model in New York so not quite the usual path to Ultras

A race report for the 2018 Volcanic 50 - a race i had not heard of but I am sure there are lots of those

Ultras may be the in thing today but in 1963 there was a 50 Mile Frenzy

Masters Running News
The USATF Masters 5K Road Championship is in Atlanta this weekend (August 18, 2018)

Local, to Kentucky, Races and Events (In the future will also include races in nearby states)
(If you have a race in the area, including surrounding states, let me know and I will post about it)

Check out these Race Companies for local races: Good Times Even Services & Central Kentucky Race Management.  For trail and Ultra races in Kentucky and Virginia check out Next Opportunity Events

Want to do a fun event and help the Wayne County Cross Country team and the Wayne County FCA at the same time then the 36th Annual Lake Cumberland 5Miler/5K and 1 Mile Fun Run is for you - September 1st, 2018

Check out the Southeastern Trail Runner Podcast 12 Hour Challenge on September 2nd in Scottsville, KY

Need a trail race at the beginning of November then maybe the Jefferson Memorial Forest Trail Hillbilly Half in Louisville KY is for you on November 8th, 2018.  I have only run out in the area once but there are some great trails

The Second Annual Harrods Creek Trail Bash 5K/10K is November 18, 2018 in Prospect KY

Also, check out the inaugural Falls 100 - also has a Half-Marathon, Marathon and 50 miler as well as the 100.

Want to run a great race then put the 2019 Yamacraw 50k (also a 20K and 10K ) on your schedule.  The race is April 6, 2019 and registration opens October 1st, 2018.  Either set your own reminder or have Ultrasignup send you one as I would not be surprised if this race does not sell out real fast as word is getting out about it.

Races this Coming Week
Bulldog 50K, Calabasas, CA - August 25, 2018
Continental Divide Trail Run, Steamboat Springs, CO - August 25,2018
Castle Peak 100K, Truckee, CA - August 25, 2018
Cascade Crest Classic 100M, Easton, WA - August 25, 2018
Bluegrass Cellular FiveK, Elizabethtown, KY - August 25, 2018
Under Armour Mountain Running Series, Killington, VT - August 25, 2018

Past Weekend Race Results
Habanero Hundred, Cat Spring, TX - August 18, 2018
Mt. Madonna Trail Run, Watsonville, CA - August 18, 2018
Squamish 50,  Squamish, Canada - August 18, 2018
Leadville 100, Leadville, CO - August 18, 2018
Pikes Peak Ascent (18th) and Marathon (19th), Manitou Springs, CO - August 18 - 19, 2018
The Race Across Scotland, Portpatrick, Scotland - August 18 - 22, 2018
Kilimanjaro Stage Run ("not a race"), Mbhae, Tanzania -  August 18-28, 2018

Only one week to go

Footage of this years Pikes Peak Marathon

Trailer to a new documentary, Heavy as Lead, about Jason Cohen's journey to lose 120 pounds and compete in the Leadville 100 which he did this past August 18th

Quite the out the backdoor adventure

Video from the 2017 Killington, VT stop of the Under Armour Mountain Running Series

Ethan Newberry and his wife Kimberley of The Ginger Runner talk to Rob Krar who won this years Leadville 100 and only a week after getting 14th in the Leadville MTB race

Still one of the best races ever

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