“I train for good luck.”
A look at my training for a R2R2R in October of 2020, Boston in 2019 and hopefully if I get in The Dirty Kanza 200 in 2020 - Training Overview #7
No interviews this week but if you want to read some past ones you can do so here
That said Ben Markwart who I interviewed in April is running the Angeles Crest 100 this weekend and you can follow him here
iRunFar.com's This Week in Running: July 29, 2019
Fast Women July 29th Newsletter #30
Various reports on this past weekend's USATF Outdoor National Championships: LetsRun.com, Runners World, USTFCCCA & The Tempo Journal
Lost with the USATF Championships was the running of the 45th running of the Bix 7 - Women's news and Men's news - I remember this race from back when I started running and all the big names ran it.
Toni Reavis writes on the Bix 7
If you are interested in what has been going on in European track over the past week, well July 22-28, here you go
So I guess there was someone that did not like something at an aid station at the San Diego 100 - here is the response to that complaint that also included a claim of racism. Here is the original complaint and have to say this woman appears to have a chip on her shoulder and uses the pen to support it staying there.
Billy Mills will be speaking at this years US Trail Running Conference October 9-12 in Estes park Colorado
David Roche shares 5 lessons for trail runners from the Tour de France.
Nice to see others at least asking questions about metabolic efficiency and fat burning - there area couple other article linked to at the link
As always a great talk with Jeff Browning at Trail Runner Nation - AKA Bronco Billy
Good to see Garry Robbins back as he wins and breaks the course record at his own race.
A look at that common drive in us all to progress
Will heat be the big story at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo - good to hear the marathons were move to earlier times.
A common issue with those who have been running for any time - comparing who we are with who we were
Ultrarunning History looks at Johnny Salo: 1928-29 Bunion Derby Part 1
Which type of masters athlete are you?
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
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 - Race is full but keep this on your list for next year if you did not get in this year.
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
Elbrus World Race, Russia - Aug 2, 2019
Snoqualmie Pass Trail Runs, North Bend, WA - Aug 2, 2019
Chiemgauer 100, Germany - Aug 2, 2019
Angeles Crest 100, Wrightwood, CA - Aug 3, 2019
Tromso SkyRace, Norway - Aug 3, 2019
Past Weekend Race Results
USA Track & Field Championships, Des Moines, IA - July 25-28, 2019
Ouray 100, Ouray, CO - July 26, 2019
Burning River 100, Willoughby Hills, OH - July 27, 2019
Minnesota Voyageur 50M, Duluth, MN - July 27, 2019
Swiss Irontail, St. Moritz, Switzerland - July 27, 2019
Barr Trail Mtn Race, Manitou Springs, CO - July 28, 2019
Arturo Barrios' 1989 10,000M WR
A look at Metabolic Crossover
2019 Trail World Championships
2019 Dolomyths Run
Strange USA 5000M Mens Final - out in WR pace then slow then a fast finish
An interesting look at the USATF Men's 1500M and running too far in a race
How about some Burro Racing
Darcy Piceu on the 2018 Javalina Jundred
As a reminder, you can join the SFuels Strava Club and join others on the LCHF for Endurance journey
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