Monthly Archives: June 2012

Hey, this blog is all about running, not naked people

Okay. Maybe I brought it on myself. But the search terms for this blog are really…uh, interesting. Faithful readers (all one of you; thanks, hon) know that Sub-three is about running. It’s just a little strange that’s all – like … Continue reading

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The sound of music: on the top 100 running songs of all time

I guess I’ve always been a bit…er, off-beat, but a recent blog post I spotted on “The Top 100 Running Songs of All Time” just proves it. Scanning this spurious list of musical travesties, I believe I saw two songs … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Heavy drinkers and other stories

Tim Noakes believes runners drink too much – not alcohol, surprisingly, but water. Author of the classic running bible, The Lore of Running, the South African exercise scientist has a new book out entitled Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration … Continue reading

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In which I run in the heat

I had a 20-kilometre run scheduled today, but I melted instead. Honestly, I have only myself to blame. I felt worn out last night, but indulged myself and after 13 kilometres with 12 X 100 metres, I let myself off … Continue reading

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Drugs and the Comrades Marathon

It’s devastating and disappointing. News broke today that the winner of the grueling, 90-kilometres Comrades Marathon in South Africa was disqualified because of doping. Ludwick Mamabolo was told to walk because of using Methylhexanamine, a stimulant that may be found as … Continue reading

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In which I fall flat on my face

The sharp pain in my right knee and the dull bang in my left hand were the most immediate sensations. “Do you want to take a breather?” one of the other runners asked. “No, no. I’m okay,” I replied, springing … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: I’ll just lace up my paleo-Nikes

What’s that? You haven’t heard of paleo-Nikes? I’m pretty sure that’s what Fred Flintstone ran in. Learn about paleo-Nikes, shirtless runners and more in this edition of The Sunday Read. On Outside.com, editor Christopher Keyes calls Born to Run author … Continue reading

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