Monthly Archives: March 2008

>World Cross Country Recap

>Meet WebsiteResults Runnerspace videosAP wirestoryLet’s Run live thread Ethiopia sweeps all four individual titles, with (Kenenisa) Bekele and (Turinesh) Dibaba taking the open titles. Hardly a surprise there. The surprise was Kenya pulling off victories in both junior and senior … Continue reading

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>Run, Fat Boy, Run

>A new track-related movie came out yesterday: Run, Fat Boy, Run. Will I see it? Probably not. Movies.com gave it a D+ and the NY Times called it “just another lap around the cliché track“. This just goes to prove … Continue reading

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>World Cross Country Preview

>Meet WebsiteEntry ListsSchedule IAAF previews: Men — WomenUSATF previewRunner’s World preview Web coverage: WCSN says they’ll have it, but since they don’t even have a start time posted I wouldn’t hold my breath.

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>Superfan Rankings, Men’s 800 meters

>58, Abuber Kaki Khamis30, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi29, Dmitrijs Milkevics29, Dmitriy Bogdanov26, Khadevis Robinson26, Yuriy Borzakovskiy25, Yusuf Saad Kamel24, Yuriy Koldin22, Wilfred Bungei21, Nick Symmonds Kaki is clearly the class of the event at this point and is one of the sport’s … Continue reading

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>From the SI Vault

>A 1971 article on running form written by none other than Bill Bowerman himself. Enjoy.

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>TV/Web Listings

>Don’t have WCSN TV? Contact your cable subscriber and tell them “I gotta have WCSN!” Friday, March 28HDNet, 2:30-3:00 AMArt Mann Presents: 2006 Bay to Breakers 12knote: this program concentrates on the party, not the race Bridges TV, 10:30-11:00 p.m.Countdown … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings, Women’s Pole Vault

>53, Jennifer Stuczynski48, Yelena Isinbayeva34, Svetlana Feofanova34, Monika Pyrek34, Yuliya Golubchikova26, Jillian Schwartz22, Fabiana Murer20, Anastasiya Shvedova19, Carolin Hingst17, Lacy Janson Stuczynski holds her #1 spot purely by taking the indoor season more seriously than Isinbayeva. Murer ranks low because, as far as I can tell, she has only … Continue reading

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>Superfan Rankings, Men’s Pole Vault

>53, Yevgeniy Lukyanenko44, Steven Hooker31, Tim Lobinger30, Brad Walker26, Jérôme Clavier22, Maksym Mazuryk22, Rory Quiller21.5, Derek Miles18, Sergey Kucheryanu16, Igor Pavlov Lukyanenko cemented his status as the #1 vaulter so far this season with a World Indoor win. Walker would … Continue reading

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>Weekend Update

>It was a “slow week” where “nothing much” was “happening”. Let’s Run’s “week that was” and Runnerville’s “weekly podcast” are up, but no one else has a weekly report–not Athletics Weekly, not WCSN, not NBC Olympics.

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>Bad Report on Wariner

>At yesterday’s Texas Southern Relays, the stadium announcer was reported to have pronounced the following: Ladies and gentleman, Jeremy Wariner has entered the stadium. He will be running later this evening. He has asked that no one talks with him … Continue reading

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