Category Archives: The Sunday Read

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The best of The Sunday Read: 2012

Looking back over 2012’s Sunday Reads, some dominant themes quickly emerge: minimal and barefoot running, the tragic death of ultrarunner Micah True, anything and everything to do with marathons and, of course, Paul Ryan! What a year: in footwear, less … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: best running shoes ever, naked runners, and dead butt syndrome

Do you have dead butt syndrome? Hey, I don’t know. First of I heard of this terrible problem was from a HuffPo story below. Maybe if you ran in the Best Running Shoes Ever, you’d be able to feel your … Continue reading

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The Sunday..er, Monday, Read: Yetis, South Pole Marathon and more

It’s late, it’s unreliable, but it’s here! The Return of The Sunday Read. Or maybe this edition could be Son of The Sunday Read. Or how about Revenge of The Sunday Read? Perhaps sometime soon we could even have A … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Beat nipple chafing and win that marathon!

The Dublin Marathon will run for the 33rd time on Monday with its largest field yet: more than 14,000 people. Despite that, the race lost its title sponsor when the National Lottery pulled out. ┬áMarathon organizers are concerned they may … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: The dead, the dying and the dopes

Yes, yes, I know it’s Monday and not Sunday. And, yes, I know it’s been two weeks and you’ve been sniveling about the lack of posts on this blog. Well, I managed to escape from the tiny locked room where … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: …is back! Ultra trends, Paul Ryan and more.

Every time a heart problem fells a runner during a race, the debate over whether marathoning is dangerous to heart health or not bursts anew. Refreshingly, one group isn’t arguing the point, but rather trying to do something about it. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: talk like an ultra runner

In this week’s Sunday Read, Ryan Hall runs an ultra, Paul Ryan recants his marathon, National Geographic talks to an ultrarunner, and Outside tells us how to talk like an ultrarunner. Confused yet? I sure as heck am, but that’s … Continue reading

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