Monthly Archives: December 2007

>Searching for a Gym

>Over the last ten years I’ve apparently been spoiled when it comes to gyms. In the small college city where I used to live, there was the university’s rec center, a city-run rec center, and literally just two other gyms … Continue reading

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>A beginning

>Promotional Nike poster: free 24 inch by 36 inch poster frame: $19.95 plus tax First thing that makes my basement bar feel like a real sports bar: priceless

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>2007 Roundup

>The IAAF has its reviews:Sprints – Middle Distance – Long Distance – Road/Walks – Hurdles – Jumps – Throws – Multis The EAA has even more

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>Best (and Worst) of the Year, Part 2

>Best newcomer: Donald Thomas Least honest moment: Marion Jones’ “confession” Most tragic moment: Ryan Shay Cement-noggin officials award: Paris Golden League steeplechase lap counters The Track & Field Superfan’s Best Moment (aka best thing I saw live & in-person): The … Continue reading

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>Best of the Year, Part 1

>The Superfan’s picks for the best for a track fan… Best in “print” journalism: SI’s Tim Layden. He wrote daily at both the USA and World championships plus a few other times. He really gets what track is all about … Continue reading

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>Merry Christmas


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>Anti-Doping News

>Most every paper in the country ran a short wirestory on Marion Jones today. Most didn’t go much beyond saying this: Marion Jones used several different performance-enhancing drugs over a substantial period of time, according to a detailed doping calendar … Continue reading

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>In The Bleachers, Tank McNamara


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>Track & Field News annual awards

>T&FN has finally gotten the idea of the internet. GH and the gang used to be afraid their mag would be scooped by the newfangled series of tubes. This year they’re instead using it to pimp the 61st annual Annual … Continue reading

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>Sports Bar

>For the last two weeks I’ve been working more or less nonstop on my new house. I’ve had precious little time to blog or much else (I’ve missed more days of running in the last 3 weeks than I have … Continue reading

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