University of Richmond (my Alma mater) is Cutting it’s Track and Field Program: Support Them By Signing Their Petition

I was surprised to open up the Let’s Run homepage today and see the name of my undergraduate Alma mater featured front and center. Turns out the University of Richmond, which I attended from 1993-1997, is cutting their indoor and outdoor track and field programs and the men’s soccer program to make way for a […]

My Unexpected Connection to The Kip Litton Marathon Fraud Story

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I just read a fascinating article in the New Yorker about a guy who has supposedly made a living out of cheating his way to sub-3:00 finishes in marathons around the country. Apparently Kip Litton has a habit of mysteriously finishing near the top of his age group in races despite other runners of similar […]

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Chasing Pain: The Injury Domino Effect

Over the past several weeks I’ve had an interesting experience that I thought I’d share as I found it somewhat informative about the nature of running injuries. I’ve been taking Taekwondo lessons with my kids since January (a story for another post), and I’ve come to realize that in most ways Taekwondo has been a […]

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Minimalist Running: Stories Needed for a Book by Scott Douglas of Running Times

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Scott Douglas, senior editor and former editor-in-chief at Running Times Magazine, is writing the Runner’s World Guide to Minimalist and Barefoot Running, which will come out next year. He’d like to talk in depth with some people with compelling minimalist-related stories. I offered to post his request here on Runblogger as I’m sure many of […]

What is the single best thing we can do for our health?

Found this video via the British Journal of Sports Medicine blog the other day and thought I’d share here as well. Dr. Mike Evans provides a very creative answer to the following question: “What is the single best thing we can do for our health.”

Women and the Minimalist Running Movement: Merrell Wants Your Feedback

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Back in September I traveled to New York City to attend a roundtable discussion hosted by Merrell Footwear. The group in attendance was diverse, and included bloggers, journalists, doctors, physical therapists, and a former Boston Marathon winner. Despite our differing backgrounds, one thing we had in common is that most of us had a Y […]

The Great Barefoot Running Debate: UKSEM Panel Summary by Ross Tucker from The Science of Sport Blog

I’ve been waiting anxiously for Ross Tucker over at the Science of Sport blog to post his summary of the barefoot running/footwear discussion that took place last week at the UKSEM conference in London. If you aren’t aware of this event, it was a panel discussion that included some of the most eminent figures involved […]

Injured: A Pain in the Back and a Depressed Runner

Sometimes the running gods are cruel. I’ve been incredibly swamped lately between increased work commitments associated with becoming chairman of my department, an impending book deadline (Jan. 15 is approaching fast!), and always sacred family time. As a result, my running mileage and my attention to this blog and its associated email load have taken […]