Marathon taper question
Due to the wonders of race scheduling, here's my planned taper calendar: 4wks out -- 60miles, 23mi long run 3wks out -- 42miles, Half-marathon 2wks out -- 55miles, 18mi long ...

Crapping my pants while running
Made you look. Be sure to read my other post. jOe

Rest Weeks During Marathon Training
My wife and I are preparing for Boston Marathon. We started our 12 week build up 4 weeks ago. We did 56-58-60mpw over the first three weeks and then took a planned down week. We only did ...

garmin forerunner 201 for sale
I bought a Forerunner in Dec. and have used it a couple of times. I run in a forest and the Forerunner loses GPS signal occasionally. It works fine when I run on the roads. I would be willin...

DOMS vs. Injury
Anyone have a good short term way to distinguish DOMS from muscle/tendon injury? Sling Skate My recommended reading for body fat control:

Etape Bornhom starting 19 July
If anyone's looking for a fun summer holiday check out the Etape Bornholm races. My wife and I ran them last year and are going again this year. The island must rate as one of the prettiest ...

to sprint or not to sprint?
Hi! I'm a beginning runner, and as I would like to increase both the frequency and total mileage per week, I want to ask you what the benefits and risks of my training habits are....

Athens Olympics 2004 ( By the sea-side )
Appartment suitable to see the Olympic games while resting in a fine sea resort Hi my name is Dimitra, I have 4-bed studio appartment in the very nice resort (see photos)

Athens Olympics 2004 ( By the sea-side )
Appartment suitable to see the Olympic games while resting in a fine sea resort Hi my name is Dimitra, I have 4-bed studio appartment in the very nice resort (see photos)

Quad tendinitis
Hi, Has anyone here have much experience with Quad tendinitis? I have been struggling with this injury on both my knees for more than 4 months. The last couple of months I have been doi...

Training Week Ending February 15, 2004
Greetings, rec.runners! Please tell us about your training week and goals. cheers, -- David (in Hamilton, ON)

clothing in cold weather
I took up runnning last year but quit when it became too cold. Lost about 12-15lbs in 5-6 weeks. I've been running 5-8KM (3-5 miles) As soon as the weather warms up to 8-10 degrees C (45-...

Polar HRM
Can anyone recommend a good place to buy one online? I'm thinking of splashing on the s610i and they seem to be much cheaper in the US. Wondering where I can buy one online and get it shippe...

rec.running Beginners' FAQ Part 1 of 2
Archive-name: running-faq/beginners/part1 Last-modified: 10 March 2003 Posting-Frequency: 14 days Answers to REC.RUNNING BEGINNERS' FAQ and Interesting Information The...

rec.running FAQ, part 1 of 8
Archive-name: running-faq/part1 Last-modified: 10 March 2003 Posting-Frequency: 14 days Answers to REC.RUNNING FAQ and Interesting Information This posting contai...

Reduced Eccentric Loading of the Knee with the Pose Running Method
Julie/Roger/Jo/Zero write: That's true. There are so many fools in Yankee-land ready to believe *anything* an *expert* tells them, and to pay good money for the privilege of bei...

Forerunner Software available
Forerunner software update, as well as the Logbook software is now available for downloading. Seems okay except that the elevation graph is not scaleable. Many of my stored runs have pace/el...

Oh dear...
Ever had that sinking feeling you've bought the wrong shoes? Beguiled by two beauties who run Achilles Heel in Glasgow, I've come away with two pairs of shoes. Some Brooks Illusion 2s...

Shamrock Sportsfest Marathon & 8K notice!
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Indictments in Steroid Scheme
Reading my NYTimes email 4 Indicted in a Steroid Scheme That Involved Top Pro Athletes By JACK CURRY Barry Bonds's personal trainer, a prominent track coach and t...

Running equations
We seem to be in the midst of a spate of pseudo-scientific running equations at the moment, so I though 'd join in with 'BlondHairGreenEyesCuteBum's' rec.runner membership equations: <...

Bay and Back 5KPrep
I'll be doing the 5k. This will be my first-ever real race. I'm not worried about finishing. That's easy. as long as I don't go out too fast. I have just three questions right now. I ...

Target Heart Rate question
OK, last question for the day. :) According to the info I've read, my maximum target heart rate (85%) is 162 bpm. I reached this number because the chart at the gym says for my age group ...

Treadmill/earphones shocking you?
Hey again. Last time I went to the gym, I tried using earphones to listen to the TVs they have setup in the cardio room. But I found that as I ran, every few seconds I would get an electri...

Precor 964i Treadmill question
Hey, all. I'm using a Precor 964i treadmill at the gym I go to, and I want to know how to change the units from miles to kilometers. Does anyone know? I know you press a sequence of button...


Race Report: USATF 12K Winter Cross Country Nationals
Race: USATF Winter Cross Country Nationals, 12K Location: Indianapolis, IN Weather: 25F, 5-10mph wind, light snow on and off It's not every race you get to try and not get l...

Of Canines and Humans
I've been reading all these threads about this supposed antagonism between dogs and runners, and I have to say: peace, everyone. Dogs aren't hostile to runners. They love to run! They bark a...

Effect of weight on speed
Having trouble googling for this but I presume someone has done a study. Is there a documented relationship between your running speed and your weight, all other variables remaini...

US Olympic Trials - photos
Found this on another website: ( Anthony.

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