Monthly Archives: April 2008


> I have signed on to be a contributor at The Final Sprint. This blog will continue to exist and even be updated, but the posts will be more of a “I had cornflakes for breakfast” type of blog.

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>Fireworks at HSI

>In light of the recent issues concerning Maurice Greene and some (apparently well-founded) doping accusations, an e-mail sent to HSI coach John Smith has been circulating around the series of tubes, reportedly written by Ato Boldon. It’s not a well-written … Continue reading

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>London Marathon

>SPOILER ALERT!WCSN on-demand video will be located here.Let’s Run’s live thread is here.Or you can scroll down to see what happened. ResultsLondon Times storyLess Than Our Best live beer blog In the men’s race, a lead group of nine, including … Continue reading

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>Anti-Doping News

>OK, how many of you out there in trackland thought Maurice Greene was not on any kind of juice? Really? I bet you thought OJ didn’t kill his wife, either. Anyway, when Trevor Graham goes on trial next month, expect … Continue reading

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>Distance Training Theory

>Let’s Run was once a fantastic resource for serious distance runners. The home page is now a pretty good (if amateurish) place to follow professional and college track, but the “world-famous” message board has basically jumped the shark (and admittedly, … Continue reading

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>Enough About the Torch Relay

>This is the last-ever post I’ll make about the subject. I promise. #1. I find it interesting that the Nazi invention of the torch relay is regularly referred to this year, but not once in the mainsteam media in either … Continue reading

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>Sea Ray Relays Video

>Live streaming video available here. Does it show how old I am if I want to still call this meet the Dogwood Relays?

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>TV/Web Listings

>Don’t have WCSN TV? Contact your cable subscriber and tell them “I gotta have WCSN!” Friday, April 11Big Ten Network, 3:00 p.m.Michigan at Ohio State(repeats 4/15 at 1 p.m., 4/16 at 4 a.m.) Bridges TV, 10:30-11:00 p.m.Countdown to Beijing Saturday, … Continue reading

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>Weekend Update

> Let’s Run brings us The Big Picture for the week. WCSN has their Athletics Notes, Athletics Weekly has the international roundup, and Runnerville has their weekly podcast.

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>Olympic Torch Relay

>From Deadspin: Olympic Torch Relay Proceeding Smoothly So Far, is likened to a huge game of capture the flag. I do have to admit it’s the only relay I can remember that isn’t bland and boring. And we’re not even … Continue reading

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