Friday, May 17, 2019

Weekly RunDown #139

"The endurance athlete is the ultimate realist."

Marty Liquori

Gary Cohen interview of Marty Liquori

I did not have an Interview Tuesday interview this week but you can see past interviews here's This Week in Running: May 13, 2019

This weeks's Fast Women newsletter

Transcontinental walking was not restricted to men - here is an article on Zoe Gayton

Nice article on Mason Blevins who I interviewed here

Floris Gierman of the Etramilest talks to Mark Cucuzzella

2019 Transvulcania in Photos

An analysis of running form at Boston by Jae Gruenke of the Balanced Runner.  Make sure to follow the other links as there is lots of good info to be found.  Also, I took the online camp Jae taught and it was very helpful

I am a big proponent of consistent and often easy, to easyish, runs but if you want to get faster and get that PR you will need to do that "Big Workout" as David Roche shares.  This is not all the time but is specific and times appropriately.

Are you looking to do any multi-day races or adventures then Ian Corless has some tips for you

Lots of things can steal your joy and comparison is one of those

It will be interesting to see how much of Garmin and Suunto's market share Coros can take and now they have a new watch with 60+ hours battery life in full GPS mode.  Here is a replay of the official release

Dr. Phil Maffetone looks at the many reasons for injuries

How to use caffeine in Ultra events

Toni Reavis looks at Eliud Kipchoge's next attempt at a sub 2:00

Visualization can be an important part of a successful race plan

This is one of my favorite races that I used to run regularly on Labor Day and now do when I am in town - Mt. Baldy Run to the Top

Looks like things are shaping up for the 2019 Chicago Marathon

Good to see Mary Cain back running and winning a 4 mile race in Central Park in 21:50

A talk with Camille Herron

Hmm, is there a cure for overtraining, other than don't do it?

Masters News
Trail running after 60: Just keep running

Upcoming 2019 USATF Masters Events

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

Running groups are a great way to get to know people but also a great way to help you progress and get out and run.  If you are in the Elizabethtown KY area check out the Running Soles Group and if you are closer to Campbellsville check out the Campbellsville Running  Club.  Have another local running group in KY let me know and I will list 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

If you are in the Somerset KY area June 1, 2019 think about running the Over My Head 5KAll Proceeds will go to support Over My Head Somerset. The Local Homeless shelter in Somerset & Pulaski County - Consider making an extra donation.

If you are closer to Radcliff KY on June 1st then you might want to run The Duane Klug Memorial 5k that is run to support the North Hardin HS Boys Soccer Team - the race is hosted in honor of the memory of the former NHHS  Soccer Coach who passed away in 2013.

Wants some fun then head out to Pulaski County Park to run the Mud Mayhem Fun Lake Cumberland 5k Obstacle Challenge on July 20, 2019

If you are a boy or girl in Middle School or High School and run you may want to look into attending the  Ky Elite Distance Running Camp in Somerset Ky July 25-27, 2019.  I helped last year and it was a great camp.

If you want to try an ultra you might want to run the Backyard Classic 8 hour run in Elizabethtown, KY on August 17, 2019

Always a good race is the Lake Cumberland 1/2 Marathon in Somerset, KY on September 7, 2019

Want a tough but beautiful 100 race in the Daniel Boone National Forest then check out the NoBusiness 100 - October 12, 2019 - See video below on the 2018 race.

In it's second year is the Falls 100 Ultra Trail Race (also a 50, Marathon and 1/2 Marathon as well as a 100 mile relay) - Run at the Falls of the Rough Resort in KY December 7, 2020

Looking for other races around the world, here is where I get most of the ones I list: ahotuMarathons (covers the world), American Trail Running Assoc.  (Mostly US but does have other races on the list),  Running  in the USA & Trail Runner Magazine

Races this Coming Week
Cruel Jewel 100, Blairsville, GA - May 17, 2019
Ragnar Kentuckiana, Brandenburg, KY - May 17-18, 2019
Baldy Marathons, Mt. Baldy, CA - May 18, 2019
Massanutten Mountain 100, Fort Valley, VA - May 18, 2019
Born to Run Ultra Marathons, Los Olivos, CA - May 18, 2019
Keys 100, Key West, FL - May 18, 2019
Transylvania 100, Bran, Romania - May 18, 2019
Horse Capital Marathon, Lexington, KY - May 18, 2019
Skyrace des Matheysins, French Alps - May 19, 2019

Past Weekend Race Results
Transvulcania Ultra, Canary Islands, Spain - May 11, 2019
Ice Age Trail 50, La Grange, WI - May 11, 2019
PCT 50 Trail Run, Cleveland Nat. Forrest, CA - May 11, 2019
Ultra Race of Champions, Blue Ridge Mtns, VA - May 11, 2019
Priest Lake Marathon, Priest Lake, ID - May 11, 2019
Riverlands 100, Turner, ME - May 11, 2019
I'm a Dam Runner 5K, Campbellsville, KY - May 11, 2019
John's Run Local 8K, Lexington, KY - May 11, 2019

Marty Liquori and Kip Keino

Great relay - Matt Boling runs a 44.74 last lap to come back for the win

2019 Transvulcania Ultramarathon Highlights

The Skyrace des Matheysins is this weekend

Get Fast, Run Slow - Floris of Extramilest talks to Dr. Mark Cucuzzella

Hood to Trail: Urban runners take to the trials in Chamonix

The Ridge RUNers RUNdown #31

Mtn Outhouse News

As a reminder, you can join the SFuels Strava Club and join others on the LCHF for Endurance journey

Also, check out the new SFuels Life product

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