Most injuries are preventable through very gradual exposure to new stress loads. Take your time, don’t rush into any new phase of training and your body will make the necessary adaptations to handle high loads eventually.
The last time cross country was in the Olympics was 1924 — also in Paris. The temperature reached over 100F and 23 of the 38 starters dropped out of the race, causing Red Cross volunteers to search for them on the course.
Sean Ingle@seaningle · Jul 30
World Athletics say they are looking to have a mixed-relay cross country event at the Paris 2024 Olympics, with two men and two women each running 2 1/2km twice…
Question for Running Media: Have we come across any reported cases of Covid caught WHILE RUNNING? Not socializing before or after. I think all runners would love to know if there is a documented case. Thank you! @ChrisChavez@erinstrout
The biggest mistake I’ve seen runners make in their careers is trying to morph their bodies into how they see another (more successful) person’s rather than finding the best version of lean and strong for themselves. Leaner isn’t always faster & comparison is never productive
Extremely proud of the creativity of the elite training groups & outside enthusiasts for stepping up & creating opportunities for Pro runners and fans. Just like always @usatf sits and waits for others to keep the sport alive. @NHL@MLB@NBA@NFL all have plans. But not @usatf
I tweeted about how Europe is handling the pandemic better than America and a bunch of people in my mentions are telling me to go live in Europe and I’m like…I can’t because Americans aren’t allowed in because of how badly we’re handling the pandemic
Closing out this week of fast miles (and 1500s), Cory McGee wins the Team Boss Indiana Mile in 4:21.81 (#8 U.S. all-time outdoors). Dani Jones finishes second in 4:23.33, and Emma Coburn is third in 4:23.64. Big personal bests all around.