John Oliver on Doping in Elite Athletes

Just watched this earlier today – entertaining, but also kind of a depressing look at doping in elite athletes.

Catching Kayla: Great Story via ESPN

Last week an ESPN video was circulating around the web that featured high school runner Kayla Montgomery. It’s an amazing video, and the only thing I’m going to say about it is that if you haven’t already, you need to watch it. You can do so below:

Friday Fun: A Crazy Fast Sheep

Came across this video in my Facebook feed the other day – never knew sheep were so fast. This one has some serious competitive fire! Hat tip to Running is Funny and Deadspin for the find. Have a great weekend!

The Hardest 400m Race in Europe?

Following up on my post about a killer 4x400m workout, I thought I’d share this video of a 400m race that might be even more likely to make me throw up: The Red Bull 400 in Planica, Slovenia. Only 400m, but looks incredibly painful. I’d still do it.

100: HEAD/HEART/FEET Vermont 100 Documentary

I received an email today from Ben Watts, who is the Associate Producer of a film called 100: HEAD/HEART/FEET that will chronicle one runner’s 3rd attempt to complete the Vermont 100 Endurance Race. Ben asked if I could share the trailer to the film and spread the word about their Kickstarter campaign supporting the production. […]

Documentary Video: Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon 2013

I received an email this morning from Aaron Smart, who co-produced a the official documentary video account of the 2013 Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon in New Zealand. The documentary was just released, and you can view it below – looks like a beautiful race, and further enhances my lean toward running a trail 50K this Fall! […]

Video: Boston Tribute at Fenway Park

It just hasn’t felt right to post normal content this week. Though I’m not from Boston, I grew up in Connecticut and now live in New Hampshire. My wife was born in South Weymouth, and my sister lived for several years in Somerville. I grew up going to games at Fenway with my family, I […]

97 Year Old Woman Sets 100 Meter Age-Group Record

Ida is amazing! Watch the video and smile. Also love that she’s wearing Nike Mayflys :) Apparently the YouTube video is not viewable outside of the US. Below is another version that may or may not work: Secret Lives of Seniors: 97-Year-Old Breaks Track Record!

Video: Mary Cain Sets US Women’s High School Indoor Mile Record

Racing against professional runners yesterday in the mile race at the New Balance Games in NY, Bronxville High School Junior Mary Cain set a new American record time of 4:32.78. Cain’s time broke a record that had stood since 1972 (a 4:38.5 mile by Debbie Heald). Video of the race is available via Flotrack – […]

Get Moving

Was just looking through my Twitter feed and came across this Tweet from Kevin Maggs of Running Reform: An amazing, inspirational video about the essential need 4 movement & exercise 4 health, Thnx @adammeakins @jorgenjevne — Running Reform (@RunningReform) January 20, 2013 The tweet links to a really nice video by a chiropractor named […]