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doubling up in 90 degree temps by outsideinmi
I finally seem like I have become used to the summer heat and I have felt relatively good and fairly strong running some doubles. Of course it is one thing running in 92 degree temps and low humidity ( which it was for most of the weekend ) versus heat and real wet air. It sure seems...
July 7th 10 01:51 AM
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Why does it take so long for legs to learn to run first 5 kms but next 5 kms is easier? by Michelle
In article , g h wrote: I mean when you are running 20 minutes you can only increase your run 2 minutes per week but when you are running 60 minutes you can increase your run 6 minutes per week...
July 5th 10 03:05 PM
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The ten percent rule by D Stumpus[_4_]
Ok, it's likely ok that if one is *easily* covering M miles a week (without feeling fatigued, sore, or having a proto-injury) that one can safely escalate the weekly distance by 10 percent. But it's not quite that simple. Here are a few things I'd add to that rule: 1. You can't just compound...
July 5th 10 01:40 AM
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Running advice from a trainer by Michelle
Found this in an email list. -- Michelle -Nobody really cares how fast you are running. All that matters is that you are. -Nobody really cares what you are wearing, you only need to be comfortable for yourself. Like a fancy jogging outfit from Nike is going to look good on anyone when they...
July 4th 10 04:50 PM
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anyone racing this weekend? by I2Run
John Hurley wrote: | Nothing planned for me but several local options available sunday and | monday ... I ran a 4 miler today, 30+ seconds slower than last year. What a difference 3 weeks (and may be a 50K) can make? 3 weeks back, I finished ahead of top 2 females in a 5K 3 weeks back . Today,...
July 3rd 10 09:36 PM
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Training week ending June 27 2010 by I2Run
Pendejo wrote: | (I2, remind us - do you normally bounce back this |quick from a road marathon too? You've run them at different efforts, |some as training runs... your experiences with recovery vs. pace?) All HMs and full when I don't do them as *training run* take me couple of days. Means, I...
June 30th 10 09:21 PM
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Dean K interviews Reilly Johnson's mother by Michelle
http://dean.runnersworld.com/2010/06/small-wonder.html -- Michelle -- 26.2 Because I can
June 30th 10 05:15 PM
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"Why do you run?" by Michelle
I popped into the Live Journal Runners community today after a month or two absence, and came across a post asking, "Why do you run?" *Here's what I answered: Frankly, I don't know why I run, other than I enjoy it, even when I don't. Yeah, it's good for my health; it helps me control my blood...
June 30th 10 02:16 PM
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Training week ending June 27 2010 by Tim Downie[_5_]
John Hurley wrote: Greetings wreck runners! Please tell us about your training week and goals. An easy week post West Highland Way race. Not one of total relaxation though. This year my legs have recovered faster than ever before. Some folk have hinted that this must mean I wasn't trying...
June 30th 10 10:35 AM
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Western States Roundup by Anthony[_2_]
All you could wish for and more from irunfar.com, Bryon Powell's website. Bryon spent a few days before WS100 interviewing all the main contenders and after the race interviewing the winners and top finishers. He also paced top 10 finisher Andy Jones-Wilkins. Videos, photos, interviews, blog...
June 30th 10 07:23 AM
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competition for ultras vs. fast roadies/trackies by D Stumpus[_4_]
"Charlie Pendejo" wrote The thread over there is about strategy for the OP who placed the bet. My interest is, who do you reckon is better equipped for this: a young stud with a 10k PR of say 33 minutes or less, or a significantly slower ultra guy or gal with...
June 30th 10 12:55 AM
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Training week ending June 27 2010 by Teresa Bippert-Plymate
John Hurley wrote: Greetings wreck runners! Please tell us about your training week and goals. Goals: Same, be well, start some speed carefully. Mon: Rest Day Tue: Grinders W/O. 4 x 1 mi, 2 min rest. 7:36, "too fast", 7:50, 7:32. Plus w/u, c/d and some drills, = 7.23 mi Wed: 5.6 mi @ 9:42...
June 29th 10 08:50 PM
by Teresa Bippert-Plymate Go to last post
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US Outdoor track and field championships ... or bowling? by I2Run
Pendejo wrote: | Well the other night they cut away from the mens 5000 to show, | apparently, an entire half inning of a no-hitter - a no-hitter with | something like 8 walks, a wild pitch, and a hit batter. *a hit batter*?, LOL | I think some higher-up at ESPN must be a big fan of trail ultras,...
June 27th 10 09:33 PM
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semi live coverage ... by rms[_2_]
My pick for 2nd place has dropped out already at 23 miles ... a moo no! Dang now I am only left with Anton Krupicka ( aka Jesus ) ... I'm rooting for Geoff Roes, but from his interview it was plain he was disconcerted at how intense Krupica has been training; not just guys out for a...
June 27th 10 09:27 PM
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semi live coverage ... by Anthony[_2_]
Approaching the 24 hours cutoff. So far there are 93 finishers. Amazing race with a big course record to both 1st and 2nd places. I followed yesterday evening local time and when I went to sleep Anton Krupicka and Kilian Jornet had a 12-15 minute lead on Geoff Roes at about mile 62. Woke up and...
June 27th 10 12:26 PM
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Opinions on this advice on stride rate? by Existential Angst
Awl -- What do y'all think of the following: If I had to give a single tip to someone undertaking a running program, it would be to periodically check your stride rate - you want to hit 45 footfalls in 15 seconds, or 180 per minute. Don't ask why, just know that you want to do this or...
June 26th 10 06:17 PM
by I2Run Go to last post
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any good links for Western States buzz? by D Stumpus[_4_]
Hi John, As you know Anthony from Jerusalem posted some great links. I quote: As stated Jez Braggs is unfortunately out. But here are the main contenders with odds as predicted by ultra runner Karl Meltzer: http://karlmeltzer.com/2010/06/western-statesspeedgoat-odds-2010/ And here are 2...
June 23rd 10 08:55 PM
by D Stumpus[_4_] Go to last post
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Was there a big trail ultra this weekend? by Tim Downie[_5_]
John Hurley wrote: I remember someone posting something ... was it Leadville or Western States or something like that? Any race reports from our wreck running participants if any? The WS 100 is next week but I did my fun run over the weekend. ;-) (West Highland Way 95 mile trail...
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June 23rd 10 08:35 PM
by Steve Freides[_2_] Go to last post
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my first 50K by I2Run
| Greetings wreck runners! Please tell us about your training week and | goals. 3 runs for 40.3 miles including first 50K Short race report: I finished my first ultra marathon Niagara 50K in 4:39 for 25th overall out of 159 finishers and 7th out of 49 finishers in my AG. Long one: I have finally...
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June 22nd 10 04:53 PM
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Training week ending June 20 2010 by Bart Mathias
On Sun, 20 Jun 2010 07:08:28 -0700 (PDT) John Hurley wrote: Greetings wreck runners! Please tell us about your training week and goals. Not a great week, but met my goal of getting back to my "normal" 26k, 2nd time since December. Mo 06-14: recovery day.
June 22nd 10 02:50 AM
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