United Airlines NYC Half Marathon
Molly Huddle won the women’s race in a course record 1:08:31 and Leonard Korir ran 1:01:06 to edge his Kenyan training partner Stephen Sambu by inches in the men’s race at the United Airlines New York City Half-Marathon, Sun., March 15.
The race started at Central Park, took runners through ... (continued...)
A Long Run Trailer
"A Long Run tells one man's story, but it's every runner's journey. Bob Anderson's amazing life connects us to icons like Bill Rodgers, Billy Mills, and Paula Radcliffe. By the end you're left with the runner's high, without the sweat." -Dan Brown, San Jose Mercury News
by Bob Anderson, publisher of Double Runner magazine (Photo Bob Anderson with world record holder Julius Koskei wearing the yellow jersey since he won the first stage at our Indy Double 15k)
I enjoy running, but I really love racing. Now I have particularly fallen in love with Double Racing® -- and it’s not because I created this innovative new sport. I will always run straight races, but in the future most of my races will be Doubles. Here’s why…
I’ve always loved the feeling of pushing my body to see how fast I could go and what time I could run. I have fond memories of winning the Junior Olympics half-mile in June 1963 back in my native Kansas. The feeling of dropping the field on the final turn is still fresh in my mind. I ran 2:08.5 that day, and I knew I wanted to run races the rest of my life.
Nearly 52 years later I am not winning races anymore, but I am enjoying running them just as much. In fact, thanks to the Double, I am enjoying them more than ever!
Little did I know when I created Double Racing® that I had stumbled upon a way to double the fun of racing, except with all the elements, nuances and strategy considerations present in the Double, it’s more like you triple or even quadruple the fun.
Strength training is important for both conditioning and injury prevention. I lifted weights and/or use exercise machines regularly in the off-season when I was not competing seriously, but I limited strength training during the competitive season. It is wise to cut back on your strength training during the training mileage buildup. Light weights and high repetitions seem to work best for long distance runners. Do not overdo strength training if you want success as a runner. I recommend next to no lifting the last several weeks before an important race at the time when your training mileage is near peak. You may be able to continue lifting safely, but why take a chance?(continued...)
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By David Prokop
Pleasanton, Calif., may be a quiet, relaxed community across the bay from San Francisco, but where Double Racing® is concerned, this is where all the excitement started, where Double Racing® officially made its debut – on Dec. 23, 2012.
Like the Masters tournament in golf, Pleasanton is the Double Racing® event steeped in the most tradition. The sport not only started here, but this is where the course is so fast, flat and smooth, with interesting twists and turns, it fairly invites competitors of all abilities to shoot for their best times. This is the place where more world records in the Double 15K (10K + 5k), the signature event in the sport, have been set than anywhere else. This is where the greatest number of competitors each year turn out for the Double. This is Ground Zero of Double Racing®, the place from which everything else in the sport has sprung and come to fruition.
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Top Male Finisher: Jesse Cherry, 2:25:14 Top Female Finisher: Devon Yanko, 2:56:02
Walnut Creek, CA
Top Male Finisher: David McWilliams, 2:34:53 Top Female Finisher: Kaye Starosciak, 3:05:11
Publix Georgia Marathon
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Holyoke St. Patrick's Day 10k
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Rodes City Run 10K
Molly Huddle won the women’s race in a course record 1:08:31 and Leonard Korir ran 1:01:06 to edge his Kenyan training partner Stephen Sambu by…
United Airlines NYC Half Marathon
New York, NY
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Asics LA Marathon
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St. Patrick's Day Dash
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Seoul International Marathon
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Rock 'n' Roll Washington D.C. Half Marathon
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St Patrick's 10K
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