Week That Was

WTWDeena, Paula, German Fernandez And Andrew Wheating Are All Back (To Different Degrees), A New High School Star, Some Free Coaching Advice And More

41-year-old Deena Kastor broke the master's world record at the half marathon, German Fernandez is back ran well, Paula Radcliffe is back racing,  and so is Andrew Wheating. Plus, some coaching advice from Caleb Ndiku and news on a new star in the American high school ranks.

Random But Interesting Stat Of The Day

Olympstats.com: China, E. Germany And Russia All In Top 5 For Highest % Of Olympic Medals Won By Female Athletes That’s of countries with more than 100 medals. Every medal ever won by Bahrain, Costa Rica, Montenegro, Mozambique and Zimbabwe has been won by a woman.

Truly Random: Vigorous Exercise May Be Bad For Your Teeth Saliva apparently protects your teeth and you have less of it while exercising.

Don’t Take Your Health For Granted

Katarina Johnson-Thompson Is In Thailand On Vacation, Not Taking Anything For Granted After Foot Injury Prevented Her From Winning Commonwealth And European Gold Britain’s new heptathlon star put up a big early season PR that would have won gold but she couldn’t compete due to a stress fracture.

USA 5K Championships *Top 20 US Results *Top Overall Results

RRW: Molly Huddle Earns Fourth USA 5-K Title In 15:10; Diego Estrada Wins Emotional First National Title (13:56) Huddle won by 15 seconds over Jordan Hasay in second; Mary Cain was back in 6th (15:53). Estrada won in a kick over German Fernandez (13:57.0) and Maverick Darling (13:57.5). Matt Centrowitz was 7th in 14:03.2.

More Weekend Road Action: The Return Of Paula

HS XC News

 Trail Racing 

Yohan Blake Buys House In Need Of Repairs From Jamaican Govt. For $461,000 That’s more than $52 million in the Jamaican currency.

Boulder Marathon Race Director Being Accused Of Fraud Runners say he failed to secure permits for the event, but used last year’s floods as an excuse to cancel the race which was supposed to be in two weeks.


Pro Distance News

 Sprint Stuff