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Topic: Justin Gatlin Breaks 100m WR
swrittenb


Forum: Runworks Articles   Posted: Fri May 12, 2006 1:07 pm   Subject: Justin Gatlin Breaks 100m WR
Olympic champion Justin Gatlin [url=http://www.canada.com/topics/sports/story.html?id=3ad1e97b-ab53-4faf-8bf4-7e81f50736a0&k=91534]broke the men's world 100-meter record Friday with a time of 9.76 ...
Topic: 100 Meter World Record Broken
swrittenb


Forum: Runworks Articles   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2005 4:33 pm   Subject: 100 Meter World Record Broken
Jamaica's Asafa Powell set a [url=http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,159550,00.html]new 100 meter world record on June 14, clocking a time of 9.77 seconds at Athens' Olympic Stadium. The record came ...
Topic: Chicago's Lakeshore Marathon: A 27.2 Mile Mistake
swrittenb


Forum: Runworks Articles   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2005 1:39 pm   Subject: Chicago's Lakeshore Marathon: A 27.2 Mile Mistake
If you've ever raced a course that felt longer than it should have been, it was probably just fatigue playing tricks on your brain. But runners at last weekend's Chicago Lakeshore Marathon found that ...
Topic: Short Sprints As Beneficial As Long Jogs?
swrittenb


Forum: Runworks Articles   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2005 10:54 am   Subject: Short Sprints As Beneficial As Long Jogs?
A few repeated bouts of intense sprint-type exercise during the week provides endurance benefits similar to an hour of moderate activity daily, according to [url=http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2 ...
Topic: Rickshaw's Napa Valley Marathon
swrittenb


Forum: Training and Racing   Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2005 10:45 am   Subject: Re: Rickshaw's Napa Valley Marathon
Wow, good luck! Hope everything goes really well, and I'm sure you'll do great!
Topic: Bored on the treadmill
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2005 1:57 pm   Subject: Bored on the treadmill
I'm not much of a morning person, so I've taken to running on the treadmill at work during lunch or at night when I'm done. However, pretty much anything more than 3 miles is dreadfully boring. How ...
Topic: Low Aerobic Exercise Capacity Linked To Heart Disease
swrittenb


Forum: Runworks Articles   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2005 4:16 pm   Subject: Low Aerobic Exercise Capacity Linked To Heart Disease
If your New Year’s resolution to exercise is now just a distant memory, there are some rats at the University of Michigan Medical School that may convince you to climb back on the treadmill.

A new ...
Topic: 50k racewalker game
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2005 6:19 pm   Subject: 50k racewalker game
From Homestar Runner Wiki ( http://www.hrwiki.org/index.php/50K_Racewalker ) :

http://www.videlectrix.com/racewalk.html

50K Racewalker is a Videlectrix game by Jonathan Howe. Left, Right, Left, ...
Topic: blame Canada
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2005 6:15 pm   Subject: Re: blame Canada
From the Toronto Marathon page:

Course
The 1st mile, every 5th mile, and each km are marked. Split times will be called at 1 mile, 5k and every 5k thereafter.

Not sure about the rest..
Topic: zzzzz
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2005 5:26 pm   Subject: Re: zzzzz
I tried to get up early this morning for a run, but we'd stayed up watching movies until 2:30.. Boo.. Guess it's time to try again tomorrow.. :)
Topic: brrrrrr!!!
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 20, 2004 11:14 pm   Subject: Re: brrrrrr!!!
Most of Canada is in a warning state, my mom said temperatures were at -33 Fahrenheit with wind chill! Plus I'm going home in a few days.. Hurrah for the Canadian winter!!
Topic: Cold Weather Running
swrittenb


Forum: Runworks Articles   Posted: Mon Dec 20, 2004 11:22 am   Subject: Re: Cold Weather Running
I got an email from my mom in Kingston, Ontario, where I'll be in four days or so. I guess the weather this morning was -36 Celsius with windchill (about -32 Fahrenheit). Not sure how much running I ...
Topic: marathon walkers: good or bad?
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:39 pm   Subject: Re: marathon walkers: good or bad?
I've got a friend who just completed her 7 hour marathon (!!!), and not to belittle the experience, but I can't put her in the same category as a seasoned marathoner. At the same time, even moving th ...
Topic: worst running routes
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:33 pm   Subject: Re: worst running routes
I'm just tired of the same usual route! Mine is a flat easy road along my home town, and I often see the same things, the same people, etc.. Boring! It might be time to hunt out some local trails o ...
Topic: Weight Gain After Marathon
swrittenb


Forum: Training and Racing   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:32 pm   Subject: Re: Weight Gain After Marathon
I just finished my first marathon, and if anything I've kept the weight off.. I guess it's only been two weeks, but I've managed to stay about even so far with only a little bit of running in recover ...
Topic: Weight Gain After Marathon
swrittenb


Forum: Training and Racing   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:30 pm   Subject: Re: Weight Gain After Marathon
so fat. ;)
Topic: Snowy Run
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:28 pm   Subject: Re: Snowy Run
Can't wait for it, I'm heading back to Canada for Christmas vacation, and I have to get in some runs! It'll probably be nice and snowy/cold like yours! I've been spoiled by the California weather.. ...
Topic: Toenails!
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:12 pm   Subject: Re: Toenails!
Will do, I'm getting new shoes in the next few weeks. I'll keep this forum posted as to my toenail progress. Haha! :B
Topic: Steroid Video
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 11:11 pm   Subject: Re: Steroid Video
Yeah, fortunately for him, he got some sense and started taking care of himself! Did you see his body after the steroid use and damage? If he can get that kind of fitness after wrecking his body, th ...
Topic: Steroid Video
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 9:02 pm   Subject: Steroid Video
I know this isn't something that's a problem for runners, but I saw this video and found it really interesting. It's from a former steroid user who lifted weights then got off the bad stuff. It's pr ...
Topic: Toenails!
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 8:50 pm   Subject: Re: Toenails!
Do you think there's a way around that? Is there anything that we can do to prevent such a thing from occurring? Is it worthwhile to get a running coach, or maybe look at different shoes for the pro ...
Topic: Toenails!
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 6:54 pm   Subject: Re: Toenails!
Ouch! I think losing toenails isn't uncommon, although fortunately I've never had that problem myself.

My thinking is that you simply need bigger shoes. My running shoes are a full size bigger than ...
Topic: Question from a non-runner...
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 12:54 pm   Subject: Re: Question from a non-runner...
I did it to try something that I'd always had problems with when I was younger. I played high school sports, but never succeeded as a runner. When I came to work and met Rickshaw, he coerced me some ...
Topic: Toenails!
swrittenb


Forum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2004 12:50 pm   Subject: Toenails!
About a week after my my first marathon (CIM, Dec. 5th), I lost the toenail on my right fourth toe. It's now two weeks after the marathon, and I'm in the process of losing another one (index on left ...
Topic: New York's Most Memorable Runners
swrittenb


Forum: Runworks Articles   Posted: Tue Dec 14, 2004 11:34 am   Subject: New York's Most Memorable Runners
Every major marathon boasts a list of past heroes-- names that will always be connected with the races that earned them fame. Boston has 61-time finisher (and 2-time winner) Johnny Kelley. But what ab ...
Topic: Trail Running Helps Prevent Injuries
swrittenb


Forum: Runworks Articles   Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:02 pm   Subject: Trail Running Helps Prevent Injuries
The shoes we run in today are great for reducing impact. There are a myriad of devices, gels, air channels, etc., designed to lesson the compressive loads on the joints and body. One drawback, however ...
Topic: Avoiding Colds And Flu Over The Holidays
swrittenb


Forum: Runworks Articles   Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2004 12:59 pm   Subject: Avoiding Colds And Flu Over The Holidays
If you think germs randomly attack people and there's nothing you can do about it, think again. While it seems that nearly everyone catches a cold or the flu between the months of December and Februar ...
 
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