Amazing finish – watch it (via BBC)! Quick analysis – I counted the number of steps that Jeilan and Farah took starting at the 16 second mark (about 26:36.7 on the race clock) of the video and ending at 26 second mark. If my count is correct, both took 34 steps during that segment of […]
Amazing Finish in the Men’s 10,000m at the 2011 Daegu World Championships: Mo Farah vs. Ibrahim Jeilan
Elements of a Sustainable Runner: Panel Discussion on Injuries, Training, Form, and Footwear from the Newton Running Retail Summit (Audio and Video)
As I mentioned in my previous post, Newton Running was kind enough to invite me out to Boulder, Colorado to serve on a panel tasked with discussing the “Elements of a Sustainable Runner.” In addition to myself, panelists included Danny Abshire of Newton Running, Blaise Dubois of The Running Clinic, ironman world champion and ultrarunner […]
This trailer for Unbreakable, a movie about the 2010 Western States 100 ultramarathon, has been making the rounds recently. Figured I’d share it here as well as it’s one of those clips that really makes you want to head out for a long trail run. The movie is due to be released this Fall.
Steve Magness just tweeted a link to an awesome video of the kid’s under-6 200m race on the track at the 2011 Stanford Invitational. Steve’s quote introducing the video really hits the nail on the head: “After watching this under 6 200m…kids know how to run/sprint… if only we didn’t screw them up!” Watch them […]
Well, looks like the cat is officially out of the bag – I’d like to extend a big congratulations to friend and fellow running blogger Steve Magness on his new job as assistant coach to Alberto Salazar out at the Nike Facility in Beaverton, Oregon! As assistant coach of the Oregon Track Club, Steve will […]
Sam sent this to me in an email and I had to share – nothing more to say:
Steve Magness over at the Science of Running blog has a nice post up analyzing foot strike patterns of elite female runners from the recent 5th Avenue Mile race in New York City based on a high-speed video shot by Niell Elvin. He notes that 11 of the 15 women strike either on the midfoot […]
I’d like to use this post to point you to some excellent discussions of running form and running shoes that have come out in the past few weeks. First and foremost, Newton Running recently sponsored an excellent panel discussion on natural running form and running shoes in Colorado. The panel included Dr. Irene Davis PhD, […]
Just saw this posted on Iron Brandon’s Blog and had to share here – need to find myself a pair of these! JJ Casuals – watch more funny videos
Elite Males in Slow-Motion at the 2010 Boston Marathon: Cheruiyot, Merga, Kebede, Kigen, Goumri, Keflezighi, Hall
Image via Wikipedia A few weeks ago I posted a slow-motion video of Ryan Hall from the 2010 Boston Marathon that was taken by a pair of my undergraduate students (thanks Erin and Daniella!). They headed down to Newton on Marathon Monday to watch and film portions the race, and as it turns out, they […]
Chris Solinsky just set an American record with time of 26:59.60 at the 2010 Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational at Stanford Universtiy. This was Solinsky’s debut race at the 10K distance, and his record beats the previous American 10K mark of 27:13.98 set in 2001 by Meb Keflezighi. Here are some videos of this amazing race […]
Marathon Monday is perhaps the biggest day of the year for endurance runners, but if you don’t get a chance to watch the race in Boston, this video might just be the next best thing: Spirit of the Marathon.