Friday, July 12, 2019

Weekly RunDown #147

“The most powerful lesson you can learn in running?  You’re capable of much more than you think.” 
Amby Burfoot

This week for Interview Tuesday I talked to Erik Bynum of Radcliff Kentucky

Here is my training overview of week #4 as I prepare for a R2R2R in October, Boston in 2020 and hopefully if I can get in the Dirty Kanza 200 in 2020

iRun Far's This Week in Running: July 8, 2019's The Week That Was in Running: July 1-7, 2019

The Fast Women Newsletter #27 recap of the week

Amelia Boone talks about her eating disorder and shares how it affected her long after she thought she had taken care of it herself.

New course record at the Sinister 7 100 miler

Rachel Kelly talks about her run at the 2019 Western States 100

Damian Hall shares a report on his Paddy Buckley Round

We all know the idea behind the Hard - Easy day but what about the In-Between Day

Bernard Lagat ran 2:12:10 at the Gold Coast Marathon for the US Masters record at the age of 44.  But more amazing is his range as he now holds all the US Masters records from 1500m through the Marathon. interviews Lagat on his run

Speed work is one of the keys to running a PR for many distance races, there are a number of articles on speed work in this post from Podium Runner.

Dr. Maffetone talks about running and it's positive affects on depression and anxiety, as well as neurological, mood and eating disorders

Jason Koop of CTS looks at the right way to train for downhill running

Forces and Tissues: The Real Cause of Running Injury

Charlie Ware talks about his Rough Times at the 2019 WSER

How do you recover from a 100 miler - here are some suggestions

Masters News
Christine Oldfield shares about here running - she started when she was 42 and now runs in the 70+ age group

The 2019 USA Track & Filed Masters Outdoor Championships are this week at Iowa State University

Recent Masters Track and Filed news

Article on Charles Allie (71): The World's Fastest (Old) Man

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.  There is now a running group starting over in Burkesville, for info check out their FB Page- Burkesville 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

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.  NOTE - As of yesterday (July 10, 2019) there were only 18 spots left

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
Vol State Endurance Run, Dorena Landing, MO -   July 11, 2019
2019 USA Track & Filed Masters Outdoor Championships, Iowa State Univ, IA - July 11-14, 2019
Freeman Lake Summer Trail Challenge 5K and 10K, Elizabethtown, KY - July 13, 2019
The Rockcastle 5K, Mt. Vernon, KY - July 13, 2019
Devils Backbone 50, Bozeman, MT - July 13, 2019
Golden Gate Trail Run, Sausalito, CA - July 13, 2019
Angel Creek 50M & 50K, Fairbanks, AK - July 13, 2019
Mt. Hood 50, Clackamas Lake Historic Ranger Station, OR - July 13 & 14, 2019

Past Weekend Race Results
Cry Me a River Trail Runs, Peoria, IL - July 6, 2019
Leadville Silver Rush 50, Leadville, CO - July 6, 2019
Angeles National Forest Trail Run, Mt. Wilson, CA - July 6, 2019
Sinister 7 Ultra,  Blairmore, Alberta  -  July 6, 2019
Finger Lakes 50's, Hector, NY - July 6,2019

Dark Peak Fell Runners

Interview with Anton Kupricka and his taking up gravel riding including his ride at this years DK200

The 2019 Marathon Du Mont-Blanc

A good story

Ian Sharman: A Decade at Western States

A look at the Manitou Incline

The Emerging Data Behind Vespa's Results-Based  Performances

SFuels, Dr. Dan Plews - Living a Low Carb Lifestyle

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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