Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Monday, March 21, 2011
|Portland, Ore. resident Galen Rupp of Nike's Oregon Project donned a medical mask to ward off an attack of asthma in the New York City smog during the NYC half marathon this past Sunday.|
NYC 1/2 Marathon Recap
by Ken Goe, The Oregonian
Things couldn't have unfolded much better for the Oregon Project Sunday in the New York City Half-Marathon.
Mo Farah, running for the first time in an Oregon Project kit, and for the first time on the roads at this distance, showed a dazzling finishing kick to win the race.
Galen Rupp, also running at more than twice his normal distance, wearing a black surgical mask through part of the race to ward off an attack of asthma, and surviving an early tumble, looked good en route to a third-place finish.
And Kara Goucher, signaling she is on pace to challenge in next month's Boston Marathon, was strong and fit.... read on
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Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The Mud, the Sweat and the Tears!
All national champs are important, but in the UK the English ‘National’ has always held captive XC fans, as the big one when it comes to cross country. Part of the kudos and history that surrounds the race lies in its unpredictability…This could come in many forms – the weather, the course, the form of the runners. Today’s incalculable was the course (described by those there as a “muddy hell”), and as these pictures show there was a bit of mud about – though today’s reduced 10km for the men is still a far cry from the 9 mile mudbaths of the 70’s and 80’s...read on