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Tenorio 11.18 over 100 m South American junior record
QUITO (ECU, Mar 1): Ecuador´s super talent in sprint and World Junior and Youth medalist Angela Tenorio improved at the Los Chasquis track her own South American junior record here to excellent 11.18. She returned from one month training in Orlando, Florida.
Minimal vs. Maximal: Why Are We Still Debating This?
Nice little piece by Pete Larson of RubBlogger about footwear.
I just read an article over on the Natural Running Center website titled “Why Minimalism Went Flat.” The article, written by Jim Hixson, provides his take on the reasons behind the rise in maximal footwear and the decline in minimal footwear. Since I’m mentioned in the opening paragraph, I thought I’d share some thoughts on the article and the topic in general.
Hixson’s opening paragraph references my 2014 reader survey, emphasizing the point that four “maximally” cushioned shoes appear among the top 20 models. He then asks the following question “What happened with runners that made “fat and flat” shoes so popular, and in the process, push aside minimalism like some beefy schoolyard bully?”Add a comment
Image Gallery: 2015 USATF Indoor
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World Masters record set at USATF Indoor Championships
BOSTON -- A world record in the men’s 1500 meters highlighted two exciting Masters exhibition races Sunday at USATF Indoor Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center on the campus of Roxbury Community College. Anselm LeBourne (Maplewood, New Jersey) ran 4:13.77 in the 1500 meters to break the previous M55 World Masters Record of 4:21.94 set by Pierre Faucheur in 2010. LeBourne finished seventh overall and with great satisfaction.Add a comment