So, it’s finally happening. The marathon GOAT, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya, is coming to Boston for Patriots Day 2023. Today (1 Dec. 2022), the BAA and Kipchoge… Read more “THE GOAT ANNOUNCED FOR BOSTON”
Tag: Patrick Makau
GAUGING A RUNNER’S MECHANICS
There was some back and forth on social media last fall regarding the efficacy of using new technologies like wattage meters or other stride measuring metrics in… Read more “GAUGING A RUNNER’S MECHANICS”
In this month of October 2019, the marathon world seemed to have turned a corner, or broken a barrier – however you want to put it –… Read more “FUTURE THOUGHTS”
BERLIN 2018 – YOWZA, YOWZA, YOWZA!
When Patrick Makau set his 2:03:38 world record in Berlin in 2012, he made a surge between 25 and 30K while zigzagging across the road to shake… Read more “BERLIN 2018 – YOWZA, YOWZA, YOWZA!”
MOTHER NATURE SAYS NEIN IN BERLIN
You can’t fool Mother Nature. If she doesn’t sanction it, nothing else matters. So despite the great field assembled by race director Mark Milde – including the Big… Read more “MOTHER NATURE SAYS NEIN IN BERLIN”
REMEMBERING MIKE & ZANE
Davenport, IA. – I am in the Quad Cities this weekend for the 43rd QC Times Bix 7 Road Race, this year doubling as the USATF 7… Read more “REMEMBERING MIKE & ZANE”
KIPCHOGE TO ATTEMPT OFFICIAL WORLD MARATHON RECORD IN BERLIN 2017
To nobody’s surprise Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge will make a world record attempt this September 24th at the BMW Berlin Marathon, site of the last six men’s marathon… Read more “KIPCHOGE TO ATTEMPT OFFICIAL WORLD MARATHON RECORD IN BERLIN 2017”
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?”
THE QUESTIONS OF A GREAT MARATHON
Boston, MA. – How’s the weather going to be? Will my foot hold up? Have I done enough long runs? The questions before a marathon add up… Read more “THE QUESTIONS OF A GREAT MARATHON”
The Hapalua is best known for its unique Chase format in which Team Hawaii consisting of 20 top local runners from the islands are given a series of head starts ranging from 23 minutes to 6 minutes before four professionals take to the chase.