Thursday, October 27, 2016

Track & Field


How a Run-Walk Strategy Might Help Your Marathon

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Completing a marathon can be triumphant - but also heart-rending, in a surprisingly literal sense. Immediately after a race, many recreational marathoners have been found to have high levels of enzymes in their blood that indicate cardiac damage.

Federer Leads Forbes List In Athlete Brand Value

ATP World Tour - ‎7 hours ago‎
Roger Federer has been named the top athlete brand in the Forbes Fab 40, the world's most valuable sports brands. The Swiss superstar has a brand value of $37 million a year, the amount by which endorsement income exceeds the average endorsement ...

How I Survived Sexual Violence To Become An Ultra Athlete

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
A few years ago, that's how most people knew me: As an athlete whose career was marked by tremendous exploits. I'm the fastest female to run an ultra-marathon race on all seven continents, and I hold the Guinness world record in the longest-ever ...

At a glance: Dublin Marathon 2016 - ‎2 hours ago‎
The decision to move the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon from its traditional October Bank Holiday Monday slot to 24 hours earlier on the Sunday has paid dividends.
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Marathon Petroleum earnings down $800 million

FuelFix (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
Revenues and income dipped substantially this quarter for Ohio-based Marathon Petroleum Corp., the nation's third-largest refiner, as the two-year-old oil price crash and corresponding gas glut hit refiners' bottom lines.
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Rita Jeptoo stripped of 2014 Boston Marathon win - ‎Oct 26, 2016‎
CAS said it upheld the IAAF's appeal to increase Jeptoo's original two-year ban, which was to expire this week. Athletes can be banned for four years over a first offense if there are aggravating circumstances.

A New Beginning for Ryan Vail at the New York City Marathon

Runner's World - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Ryan Vail still hasn't watched any video from last February's U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. Too painful. With his 2:10:57 marathon best, Vail was considered a contender to make the the team. But a femoral stress fracture forced him out a week before ...

Sole purpose

The Hindu - ‎7 hours ago‎
N.S. Abhaya Kumar is huddled over a route map with a coordinator. The Trivandrum Marathon 2016 is almost here and there are last-minute logistical details to be ironed out.

27 OCT 2016 Iaaf News World Athlete of the Year 2016 Longlist - Jumps, Throws and Combined Events

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎9 hours ago‎
Caterine Ibarguen (COL) won the Olympic and Diamond Race triple jump crowns and was the world leader with 15.17m. ... Anita Wlodarczyk (POL), the Olympic and European champion in the hammer throw, and the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge winner. ... IAAF ...
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Athlete Abuse Of Prescription Testosterone Prompts New Warning Label

Huffington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
The labels on prescription testosterone will now carry a new warning about the serious health risks that have been linked with abuse of these products.

Will Reeve Talks Racing the NYC Marathon for Parents, Christopher and Dana Reeve - ‎6 hours ago‎
Will Reeve is looking to raise a goal of $30,000 for spinal cord injury and awareness by running the TCS New York City Marathon as a part of Team Reeve. Reeve, who grew up playing every sport imaginable, tells PEOPLE that he thinks his parents would ...

At the Utah State Prison, this marathon is as big as Boston's

Salt Lake Tribune - ‎Oct 25, 2016‎
(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Inmates at the Utah State Prison-Draper run the enclosed excercise yard-track for the Draper Invitational Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K races Tuesday morning October 25. 110 times around the track for the full ...

Q&A with Udonis Haslem about the other athlete in his family

MyPalmBeachPost (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem drives against the Orlando Magic's Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) in the fourth quarter of a preseason game at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.

Sonia O'Sullivan: Nothing compares to finishing a marathon

Irish Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
This time last year I was in that position, getting ready to run the Dublin marathon, people asking me these same questions as I collected my race number down in the RDS.
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Va. woman to push special needs boy across Marine Corps Marathon finish line

WTOP - ‎9 hours ago‎
Kareen Lawson, from Burke, will run the Marine Corps Marathon while pushing her 10-year-old special needs running buddy, Jeffrey.

Track and Field

Daily Bruin - ‎11 hours ago‎
Five months of intensive running, jumping and throwing will culminate in one weekend for UCLA's best track and field athletes.

Marathon Advice Straight From the 1970s

Wall Street Journal - ‎Oct 24, 2016‎
The end of my father's first marathon wasn't pretty. He was so hobbled in the final miles through Rochester, N.Y., that his friend Joe coached him when to run and when to walk.

The 77yo marathon runner who can't stop running

Newshub - ‎12 hours ago‎
For anyone preparing for a marathon, you're likely to be resting, carb-loading and conserving energy for the big day. But one man hasn't quite received that message and he may be New Zealand's very own Forrest Gump.

Hawkeye announces cross country, track and field coaches

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - ‎11 hours ago‎
Mulder was an NCAA 800-meter champion and eight-time All-American at UNI in track and field. He still holds Panther records in the 800, 1,000, 4x400 relay, sprint medley relay and distance medley relay.

Athlete of the Week: Kaylin Kuhn

Quad City Times - ‎Oct 26, 2016‎
COACH'S REASON FOR NOMINATION: Varsity volleyball coach Diane Lichtenberg said, “Kaylin is a senior and one of our team captains.

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