Quote Of The Day
“Sometimes it’s not your competitors who beat you, but your own mind.”
“You stand on the start line, look across at your rivals and think about the times they’ve run: they’re supposed to beat me today, you tell yourself, and then that’s what happens.”
“I’ve been competing in Diamond League meetings for five years now, but it’s something I still struggle with and, at the end of last summer, it reached a point where something had to change.”
– Winnie Nanyondo, Ugandan national record holder at 800 and 1,500, talking to Spikes about how she used to doubt herself. This year she’s improved from 4:06 to 3:59 in the 1,500 but we think she should consider returning to the 800 for Worlds as she’s undefeated in that event this year.
- LetsRun, Meet James Olivier. Last year, he was a 2:05 800 guy. Now he's the US U20 800 champ at 1:50.
- Matthew Boling runs 10.11 pb (+.5) to win Pan Ams U20 100 Gold
- Guy wins race across Tennessee in course record time wearing only Teva Tanza sandals; His pair has 2,700 miles on them!
- The data is in - Strava is wrecking the sport
- How many houses could all the riders of Tour de France power collectively throughout the tour
- King Chez New Shoe is a Cross County Flat
- Berkely, CA Bans Use of Gendered Words Like "Manhole" and "Manpower"
- Fair our foul: Race directors of race that was 81% male last yr. are mandating that the 2020 race be exactly 50-50 male/female.
- There is no “genetic superiority” when it comes to distance running. Literally everyone sub 2:09 is just doping.
- What is more impressive: Qualifying for the Olympic Marathon Trials or D1 NCAA XC Nationals?