Coming into the 1996 Boston Marathon, history draped the centennial of the grand race like the bunting atop the finish line structure. That Patriot’s Day, a record… Read more “PRE-BOSTON 2023 – A HISTORY LESSON”
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EUGENE AND BEYOND
In the wake of what has to be judged an exciting, successful World Championships in Eugene, Oregon, where the host nation won a record 33 total medals,… Read more “EUGENE AND BEYOND”
“THE TASTE FOR FATIGUE”
(21 Dec. 2018) Today, in this season to be jolly, we wish a happy 74th birthday to famed Italian Coach Renato Canova, who has prepared many a… Read more ““THE TASTE FOR FATIGUE””
HALF-MARATHON PERFORMANCE LIST: NURTURE OR NATURE?
After Galen Rupp’s 59:47 win at the Huawei Rome Ostia Half Marathon last Sunday, 11 March 2018, I combed through the IAAF.org all-time half-marathon performance list to… Read more “HALF-MARATHON PERFORMANCE LIST: NURTURE OR NATURE?”
BREAKING 2 STILL ALLURING?
And so the grand experiment has come to a conclusion. And, oh, so close did it come to its vaunted goal, just one second per mile short… Read more “BREAKING 2 STILL ALLURING?”
WHILE MUCH HAS BEEN GAINED…
Life is rarely black and white, all one thing and not somewhat another. Take for instance high school football. I say high school football, because in America… Read more “WHILE MUCH HAS BEEN GAINED…”
THE NEED FOR WHITE HATS V. BLACK HATS
Last night’s Standard Charter Dubai Marathon showed in microcosm all the strengths as well as all the weaknesses confronting foot racing as public spectacle. From a purely… Read more “THE NEED FOR WHITE HATS V. BLACK HATS”