Monthly Archives: May 2012

Yoga and running: Rountree’s sage advice

The Runner’s Guide to Yoga: A Practical Approach to Building Strength and Flexibility for Better Running By Sage Rountree Pub. by Velo Press, 221 pp.; $19.95 Stretch much? Even five years ago, running and yoga constituted two separate worlds. The … Continue reading

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Read it, run it: Cape Breton Trail Relay Race

The race: Cabot Trail Relay Race Location: Cape Breton Highlands National Park and Cape Breton Island When: End of May Distance: 175 miles/276 kilometres Why do it: To experience the tremendous natural beauty of Cape Breton, to run some of the most challenging terrain you … Continue reading

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A new climate for running

It’s hot out there, really hot. So hot, in fact, that races are getting cancelled. Hot workouts are a rising trend, but the last thing runners need is extreme heat. Yet this year unseasonably warm weather has already impacted three … Continue reading

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Hello, naked people!

Now that I have your attention…. But, honestly, that isn’t just a cheap ploy to get you over here. It actually has to do with running and this blog – as you will see. It’s been a while since I … Continue reading

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Micah True: The complete portrait

The New York Times weighed in today with the biggest piece yet on Micah True. The large article titled Caballo Blanco’s Last Run: The Micah True Story not only offers a comprehensive take-out on the man and an in-depth profile, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Strange running stories and other idiocies

Instructional books for runners tend to be full of motivational wisdom, sage advice and long, meditative pieces on the joy of the activity. But truth be told, running attracts its fair share of grouches, grumps, kooks, weirdos and others. This … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Tabloid special: Usain Bolt scandal! Elvis! And more!

We get trashy over at The Sunday Read this week. Actually, truth be told, we only report the news, we don’t write it.  So Britain’s Daily Mail gets full credit for their fish wrap tabloid report on Usain Bolt. Really, it’s … Continue reading

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