Only in the running community . . .

"Saw this article and thought of you." That's how an email that I received Sunday started out.  Oh good, wonder what the article is about?  Maybe "Kick-Ass Entrepreneurs Under Age 40"?  Or maybe "Hot Marathon Moms:  How They Do It All"?  I couldn't wait to click on the link and see what came to mind …

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Strong Butt, Happy Life?

In an article on Runners World online, a Dr. Jordan Metzl was quoted as saying "I preach preparing your body by cross-training. Strength training, jumping, landing. I always say if you want to keep running, a strong butt is a key to a happy life."  Hmmm, a strong butt is key to a happy life?  …

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Spoke too soon?!

So did I speak too soon in assuming I qualified for Boston for 2012??  In light of the lightning fast registration for Boston 2011 yesterday (filling 26,000 slots in 8 hours, versus in 2 months last year and something like 5 months the previous year), there is talk that BAA will be changing something for …

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To follow up about running just one marathon . . .

Did anyone hear about the guy who ran Chicago Marathon last weekend with virtually no training (just biking to/from work - not sure how far?), just to see if he could do it.  He says he plans on it being his first and last marathon.   Link to article here: UPI NewsTrack Quirks in the News …

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