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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Olympic Champion Brittney Reese long jumps in slow motion at Apple event

October 16, 2014 |

It looks like there may be a track & field fan or two in Cupertino, California. A slow motion video of Olympic long jump champion, Brittney Reese was features at Apple’s most recent iPad event.

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24 Hours ‘Til 26 Miles: Craig Leon and the Chicago Marathon

October 15, 2014 |

Photo via @CleonRun

The first floor of the Chicago Hilton is a flurry of activity. Professional athletes, regular runners and race staff are mixed together, all seemingly walking in different directions. Some are heading out into the morning for … Read More

College Recap: Where Do We Stand?

October 13, 2014 |

This weekend, all the nation’s top teams will be in the Midwest, either at Indiana State or Wisconsin. (Photo:

Right now we are seven weeks into the collegiate cross country season. Basically nothing happened this last weekend because virtually … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: 26 Thoughts on the Chicago Marathon

October 13, 2014 | | One Comment

Photo Via Bank of America Chicago Marathon

In the insanely fast climate of the marathon, Sunday’s race in Chicago didn’t produce an easy headline.  There were no course records.  The world record was never threatened.  Kenenisa Bekele, the … Read More

College Weekend Recap: Hail to the Victors

October 6, 2014 |

Good news is hard to come by in Ann Arbor these days, but cross country is bringing some.

There was a lot of action this last weekend in college cross country. Washington hosted a big meet and there were good … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: Chicago Marathon Preview, Athlete of the Year Controversy

October 6, 2014 | | One Comment

Photo via TrackTownPhoto

The buzz of Berlin hasn’t even worn off and yet we are only six days away from the Chicago Marathon, the next major of the fall. There won’t be a world record in this one, … Read More

5 Takeaways from Nick Symmonds new book, “Life Outside the Oval Office”

October 1, 2014 |

Nick Symmonds has a new book coming out later this month and it’s quite entertaining. Symmonds comes off as he always does; honest, thought provoking, and a little brash. Here’s a quick insight into what’s in store for the reader.

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