Tag Archives: Running

Does stretching matter?

Does stretching really lower the risk of sports injury? Sports Injury Bulletin has a really great article that discusses all of the current research, including the difficulty of avoiding the inevitable bias in cohort studies.

Jeff’s Marathon Photos

The New York marathon did a fantastic job with the photos. You can search by runner name or bib number. For example, here are the photos for Jeff, including several of him crossing the finish line. They clearly had some sort of automated system set up, likely connected to the wireless dongle that the runners [...]

Marathon photos

Flickr is fun, and the tag system is perfectly done. For example, check out the photos tagged with marathon. Some other good photos at amitgupta.com.

Marathon Training

The goal: Running a marathon before my 30th birthday. The next step: A 10k. The New York Road Runners call the 10k the “perfect racing distance for most runners”. The NYC Marathon training schedule for first-time marathoners might be a good place to start, even if I’m not looking at an actual 26-miler until next [...]

5k Road Race

Katy, M, Nomad, and I — in that order — ran a 5k road race this morning. Congrats to Katy for getting 49th place, placing her in the top half of the finishers! Update 09-15: Here are our results: Rank Name Time Pace/mi 49 Katy 24:31 7:54 69 M 26:38 8:35 75 Nomad 27:25 8:50 [...]