Monthly Archives: September 2006

>Berlin Marathon

>Story here. In short, the race was won by two Ethiopian track stars in the twilights of their careers, Haile G. and Gete Wami. 2:05:56 and 2:21:34, both national records, hardly seem like “twilight” performances! Glenn Latimer has Geb’s official … Continue reading

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>End of One Season, Beginning of Another

>With the World Cup and Talence multis last weekend, the elite international track & field season is over. The year’s top athletes? On the men’s side, those who went undefeated on the World Athletics Tour were Asafa Powell, Jeremy Wariner, … Continue reading

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>Fantasy League, final

>To whatever faithful readers may be left, I apologize for my inconsistency in posting. Coaching and teaching now take up most of my time. The World Cup as a final big meet in the Fantasy League didn’t turn out to … Continue reading

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>World Athletics Final, Fantasy League

>Just finished watching the on-demand video. The best competition of the weekend was the men’s discus, where Virgilius Alekna set a new championship record, which was promptly broken by Gerd Kanter, which was promptly broken again by Alekna. Watching track … Continue reading

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>Tragedy

>Canadian runner Emilie Mondor died yesterday in an auto accident. This is so sad, even Let’s Run has had only sympathetic and positive remarks. She was to make her marathon debut in New York just two months from now. If … Continue reading

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>Breakfast Run

>I should be blogging about the first day of the World Athletics Final. It was on WCSN at 7:30 this morning, but I was otherwise occupied at the time and the on-demand video hasn’t been posted yet. I took over … Continue reading

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>Will wonders never cease

>If you’ve read any sports news lately, you’ve seen that Marion Jones’ B-sample came back negative. Heck, it even made NPR. I’m not going to be able to add much to the discussion. I will say she got hit by … Continue reading

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>Fantasy League update

>Here are the current standings: MEN Asafa POWELL JAM 100m 275.7 Jeremy WARINER USA 200m, 400m 266.5 Kenenisa BEKELE ETH 5k, 10k 250.2 Bershawn JACKSON USA 400mH 233.2 Virgilijus ALEKNA LTU DT 228.8 Daniel Kipchirchir KOMEN KEN 1500m 222.5 Dwight … Continue reading

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>Back on track

>I haven’t posted for quite a while. School just started this week, and a family wedding I was in took place yesterday. Those two events plus coaching eliminated basically all of my free time; I did find a few minutes … Continue reading

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