Roundtable: Running in the Time of Corona
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by Sassafras
2y ago
What does running look like for us now, in the age of coronavirus lockdowns, cancelled races, and global uncertainty? Four Salties share their experiences of what running is like, how it fits into the “new normal” amidst shifting priorities and expectations, and the role running fills for us. Caraway (Germany) Still running! The main thing ..read more
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The White Privilege of #IRunWithMaud
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by Bergamot
2y ago
Two weeks ago at this time, social media timelines, feeds, and stories were filled with smiling faces—notably primarily smiling white faces—pictured next to the portrait of a murdered Black man. Ahmaud Arbery. Today, 14 days after the seemingly massive outcry from the running community, I have seen one or two posts about Ahmaud and the ..read more
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Your Rules Are Wrong
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by Mango
2y ago
Dedicated to the 511 women who qualified for the US Olympic Marathon Trials, and the ones chasing them, and the ones chasing them, and the ones chasing them, and the Boston squeakers, and the ones chasing them, and anyone else chasing a goal or a dream. Be a lady, they said. Women always retire from ..read more
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5 Inspiring Lessons from Olympic Trials Qualifiers, for Running and Life
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by Caraway
2y ago
Were you as inspired as I was by our profiles of Olympic Trials qualifiers? Reading through them, I found some common themes that make these women — and hundreds of other amateur and professional runners I follow on social media — so inspiring. It sounds cheesy, but these takeaways aren’t just for running, they’re for ..read more
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It’s 2020 and I’m Not Running in the Olympic Marathon Trials Like I Planned
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by Parsley
2y ago
A few weeks ago, watching the USATF Indoor Track Championships with my leg propped up recovering from surgery on my injured hamstring, I found it ironic that I was drinking a beer from my 2018 Houston Marathon Finishers mug. That was the last marathon I ran fully healthy, where I “shoulda, coulda, wish I woulda ..read more
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2020 Olympic Trials Marathon Bingo
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by Sassafras
2y ago
It’s back, baby! Click to play Olympic Trials Bingo with us! Olympic Trials Bingo! click here for printable version Play online by clicking the squares or Click here for a printer-friendly board, then print one for each guest at your viewing party (refresh the page for a unique board). Keep a close eye on the action ..read more
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Olympic Trials Marathon: The Numbers
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by Blueberry
2y ago
The 2020 Olympic Team Trials in the marathon, coming up this Saturday, February 29th, is a historic event for women. 511 women qualified for the race this year, the highest number ever and more than twice as many as qualified for the last Olympic Trials in 2016. Of those 511 qualifiers, 457 will start the ..read more
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Olympic Trials Spotlight: Roberta Groner
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by Angelica
2y ago
Roberta Groner’s story is both fascinating and inspiring. She ran her PR marathon of 2:29:06 last April in Rotterdam, good for fifth place. That gives her the 15th fastest time of any woman at the trials, but Roberta is 42 years old. Only two other American women over the age of 40 have run faster ..read more
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Olympic Trials Spotlight: Emma Kertesz
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by Sassafras
2y ago
It has been a long and winding road for Emma Kertesz over the last four years. After finishing 39th in the 2016 Olympic Trials Marathon in Los Angeles in punishing conditions in 2:44:56, she will once again be lining up with the best American marathoners on Saturday. The 10,000 meter All-American, who was recently inducted ..read more
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Olympic Trials Spotlight: Erica Kirkwood
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by Sassafras
2y ago
“Confidence” is the word that comes to mind when thinking about Erica Kirkwood. The 33 year old San Antonio-based occupational therapist competed on the collegiate level for Texas A&M-Kingsville. After a six-year hiatus, Kirkwood came back, full-steam ahead, hitting everything from the marathon to the 5K. Kirkwood won her first marathon outright, posting a time ..read more
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