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Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Monday Morning Run

September 30, 2013 | | 3 Comments

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In professional running, the Berlin Marathon and Wilson Kipsang’s world record were the only stories of the weekend. I’m devoting the entire Monday Morning Run to the race. Here are 26 thoughts on … Read More

College Weekend Wrap

September 30, 2013 | | One Comment

The road to the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute began this weekend.

After four weeks of tune-up meets we’re finally in the part of the season where winning and losing matters. Beginning this weekend, teams can accumulate points towards NCAA … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups for September 27-29

September 27, 2013 |

The World Marathon Majors fall season begins at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate.

Fall is finally here and that means cross country and marathons are getting serious. This weekend’s top matchups are still early in those seasons but awfully good. Let’s take … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

September 24, 2013 | | One Comment

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A little late here on the Monday Morning Run, but only because it took me a day to fully process the “Italian athlete used fake penis to dodge doping test” headline. Creative evasion techniques aside, … Read More

Weekend College Wrap

September 22, 2013 | | 2 Comments

How were this weekend’s college cross country meets like the NFL preseason? Read on.

College cross country will get off to a rousing start…next weekend. That’s when teams can begin accumulating points towards NCAA Championships qualification, making it effectively the … Read More

5 Questions with Jason Hartmann

September 20, 2013 |

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Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we pick the brains of people from all areas of the running scene. Today, we were lucky enough to catch up with Jason Hartmann as he builds towards the New … Read More

The Weekend’s Best Matchups for September 20-22

September 20, 2013 |

Nick Symmonds may or may not have a chance at winning the Fifth Avenue Mile, but he’ll certainly draw attention.

We’re getting to the time of year when good matchups are harder to find. Track is done for the year … Read More

The Monday Morning Run

September 16, 2013 |

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On the first of several “dead weeks” after the track season, running fans were treated to a match-up of three different eras of distance running dominance. Mo Farah, Kenenisa Bekele and … Read More

College Weekend Wrap

September 16, 2013 | | One Comment

Harvard won their 100th meeting with Yale. (Photo by Harvard Track/XC twitter.)

From a team perspective, the top men’s battle of the weekend was at BYU’s Autumn Classic, where the #4 Cougars faced off against the #8 Portland Pilots. The … Read More

Thoughts on CGI’s Withdrawal

September 13, 2013 |

It’s been two weeks since Competitor Group, Inc., decided to withdraw its elite athlete support in its Rock N’ Roll race series. (I assume you’re well aware of what happened; if not, educate yourself here.) The shock waves are still … Read More