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Des Moines 2013: A 50-point retrospective

June 27, 2013 | | 13 Comments

My view all weekend (when I wasn’t running back and forth to the Mixed Zone)

Now that we are almost a week past what were the 2013 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, I had a few thoughts … Read More

Movie Rundowns: “Running” starring Michael Douglas

June 13, 2013 |

For those of you who listen to the podcast, over the past couple months I’ve been reviewing some of the “best” running movies according to random websites lists and listener suggestions. In my most recent attempt, I watched Across the … Read More

“Doesn’t matter who wins ’cause they’re all losers.” Gimmick racing at an all time high

May 30, 2013 | | 10 Comments

photo courtesy 20th Century Fox

That quote of course is in reference to Rand McPherson’s (David Spade) take on Ultimate Frisbee aka the “Hippie Olympics” from the 1994 cult classic, PCU. Sure, Ultimate is a little heady, but … Read More

10 important tips for running a Beer Mile (from World Record holder Josh Harris)

May 23, 2013 | | 7 Comments

Welcome back to the mixed zone. Today we have a treat. Many people reading this have participated in a Beer Mile. Some have not. If you haven’t (or even if you have), I highly suggest reading Josh’s tips below. I … Read More

Running with WTF podcast’s Marc Maron

May 17, 2013 |

Photo Credit: Katrina Marcinowski / IFC

If you’ve seen Maron already, apologies. The third episode will air tonight on IFC at 10pm eastern. I began this piece while eating lunch two Thursdays ago, when someone decided to bring … Read More

What do your running shoes say about you?

May 7, 2013 | | 2 Comments

photo courtesy NBC

If you didn’t see the Saturday Night Live goof on New Balance this weekend, here it is.

“Comfort. Support. Stability.

New Balance shoes, made for running…

…but worn … Read More

Running for cover in Houston

May 2, 2013 | | One Comment

The nook where I hid  with 10 others

This wasn’t how today was supposed to be. After a long week at work, I had just gone through security at Terminal B at George Bush Intercontinental airport … Read More

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn”

April 23, 2013 | | 2 Comments

It’s a big week in track and field and it’s also that time of year when new stars emerge, legends return to defend their place at the top, and then there are those that have fallen; that are trying to … Read More

5 Reasons the Boston Marathon is similar to The Masters (and 5 reasons it’s different)

April 14, 2013 |

Welcome to my first post on the Daily Relay. You may know me from Writing About Running, or maybe not. I’ll be writing a few posts a week here, predominantly for The Mixed Zone; a look at the entertainment side of the sport … Read More