Category Archives: Runner’s World

>RW and Greatest Distance Runners Ever

>I’ve not seen the article, but from Let’s Run… In the December 2009 issue, RW, in a heading “Best Male Distance Runner of All Time” lists Haile Gebrselassie as the greatest. The 4 on their honor roll are; Bekele, Roger … Continue reading

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>The Final Nail in the Coffin

>For the past several years, I’ve been of two minds when it came time to renewing my Runner’s World subscription. On one hand, it’s a 95% worthless rag. On the other hand, there’s usually one article worth reading, and it’s … Continue reading

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>Battling Wikis

>I only recently became aware of a website called WikiRun. It looks like it’s been around for a while as there’s quite a bit of info on it. What’s there is decently useful in terms of overall info about elite-level … Continue reading

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>Have I Been Copied?

>I got the new Runner’s World in the mail today. There are often months when I wonder why I still get that rag, and whether it’s worth the measly $1 a month. But then they get a good article or … Continue reading

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>RW’s Most Embarrassing Moment story

>Runner’s World is trying to put together a “most embarrassing running moment” story–you know, the kind of cheap crap where a writer just trolls people’s online responses to get his 1,000 or so words. Anyway, this kind of discussion, running … Continue reading

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>Print Magazines

>I got two of ‘em in the mail yesterday. Sports Illustrated this week is their summer “Where Are They Now?” edition. Tracksters profiled include Al Oerter, Dave Wottle and Willie Gault, plus Texas HS sprint star Rynell Parson in the … Continue reading

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>Terry Fox

>I just got my new Runner’s World yesterday, and didn’t have time to sit down and look through it until today. Generally, it’s 100 or so pages of glossy fluff; I only subscribe because it’s cheap and usually gives my … Continue reading

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