Track Shorts: Des Moines to Doha and Everything In Between

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As I review the pile of results from the relay carnivals, open meets, international meets and USATF road championships, I am reminded of the dilemma faced by the mosquito at the nudist colony – I know what I’m supposed to

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Track Shorts 2017: Lap 5

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The months of April and May have a comforting familiarity about them.  Patriot’s Day (third Monday in April) brings the Boston Marathon; the last weekend in April has the Penn Relays and Drake Relays.  By the way, the Boston Marathon

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Ty’s 2016 Year In Review: Running

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from Tyler’s Training at Strive Trips Total Miles: 5209 (8383 km) Day’s Run: 339 Avg miles per week: 99.6 (160 km) Personal Bests: 3 – 5K (14’12), Marathon (2’15’52), 50K (2’56’01) Race Wins: 5/12 Podium Finishes: 9/12 Course/Meet Records: 3 World

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Hanging on by a Hamstring

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from Sarah Runs the City As usual many months have passed since my last blog post and unfortunately this time around the update is a lot more like this than this. WARNING: In the interest of keeping this short and

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Race Report: 2016 50km World Championships

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from The Blog at Strive Trips “No one single instant of it was unendurable. Here was a second right here: he endured it. What was undealable-with was the thought of all the instants all lined up and stretching ahead, glittering. …

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Track Shorts 2016: Lap 9

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Sorry for the absence.  A bit of an Olympic Trials/Olympic Games hangover.  Plus, my dog ate my password.  Wait, my dog is my password.  Anyway, a lot to report on since August, including the end of the track season and

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Track Shorts 2016: Lap 5

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Heading into the last weeks before the Olympic Trials, May has been an incredibly busy month.  I count no less than 12 meets with important results, two USTAF road racing championships and a smattering of other road races.  We’ll rest

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Track Shorts 2015: Lap 24

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Just because we’ve been sitting on our proverbial butts here at TS for the last month or so doesn’t mean the athletes have been.  No, they’ve been posting great results on the roads, trails, and tracks (indoor and outdoor); there’s

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