K-Swiss cross trainers?
Hi! I know this isn't about "running" per se, but with the vast knowledge of this group, I'd like to know what you think about K-Swiss shoes in general? Good, bad, indifferent? I ...

90 days till marathon
Getting ready to roll now... only 90 days left till Bayshore Marathon. I'm registering tomorrow. I did my first two runs this week... a 4 miler (30 min) and a 7 miler today (54min...

Knee Pain
Hello, I am after some advice with regards to knee pain which I am suffering with at the moment. Prior to Christmas I had been jogging (only 3-5 miles at a time) for about six mont...

run with ipod and other disk based players...
i know there are two types of runners with respect to wearing headphones whilst running... those that don't, please forgive me and move on... i never wear one during a race, just when train...

Marathon Training Plan, in kilometers?
I am considering running my first marathon in August and already have a couple training plans. I have read a couple books, most of which show training plans in miles, with conversion factor...

Could false technique induce compartment syndrome?
I have been suffering from compartment syndrome (pain on the anterior compartment of the lower leg) for over a year now. The pain is usually on my left leg and on rare occasions on the right...

Run Like a Lynx Snowshoe Race: RR (long, what do you expect from
Event: Run Like a Lynx Snowshoe Race Location: Eagle River Nature Center, NE of Anchorage, Alaska, USA Distance: 5k Date: Feb 28, 2004 Objectives: explore new trail + check out the...

Running Bear
Put on some clothes and stop making fun of the injuns.

race report: Snowflake 4 mile
Date: 28 Feb 04 Race: Snowflake 4 mile, central park NY Temp: 38, sunny, low humidity, beaaaauuuutiful weather! Time: 23:13 5:56/5:48/5:50/5:40 splits -14 AG% 73.0 (!!!) ...

race report: Armory Track Meet
Date: Thurs 26 Feb 04 Race: Track meet consisting of a mile, relay, 400 and 800 races in that order. Conditions: Indoor. Warm, extremely dry air probably due to heating or somethin...

blood pressure
I started running 27 years ago and have averaged about 30 miles a week for most of those years except the last several years. I have run many marathons including Pikes Peak twice. I am n...

shin splint update
I think I've come down with stress fracture in my right tibia. Started out with a shin splint and then developed into a very localized tender spot. I've ruled out it being anything else, un...

Race Report: Cowtown 5K, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
The 5K was one of several races Saturday; the others were a marathon, marathon relay, 10K and kids' 5K. They used to start this race in the Stockyards but moved everything dowtown this year,...

Manchester Half Marathon
Hi, Having done the Brass Monkey half marathon in York (UK) last month I'm hoping to do another half marathon this year and improve my time. My brother tells me that Manches...

Breathing difficulties
I've been running for 35 years, including 8 marathons. Starting about 10 years ago, I began experiencing asthma-type symptoms that have become more severe over time, although I've been scree...

Training Week Ending February 29, 2004
Greetings, rec.runners! Please tell us about your training week and goals. cheers, -- David (in Hamilton, ON) www.allfalldown.org "The most insec...

information on sixfoot track marathon
I'll travelling to Sydney in a couple of weeks and planning to run the six foot track marathon. Could anyone give some advise on how to approach this run. I've run 10 marathons, 8 of which...

running shoes...
All this recurring talk of good running shoes,so are newbalance tennis shoes considered ok? Ive read a report recently of newbalance 880 being a great shoe,wear 755 model now,Iwear a 10 1/2 ...

Pre-race day meals
Running a marathon relay tommorow - any suggestions for meals today?

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...

Think I'm running too little?
Hey all. I'm training for my first marathon in May. I'm having such fun with it! I wonder if I am running too few times a week, though. I'm a mad cross-trainer, because I like the othe...

PING: Matt.
Matt, do you have a web address for the guy on RST that sells titanium frames? I think it's Mark something-or-other. For reasons too boring to relate here, I can't see RST to get the ...

I want to run again
I'll be 45 next week. Over the past 7 years I've put on maybe 50 pounds working at an insane job - I'm now about 210lbs at 5'8". I've got to admit I love the job and actually love the long...

Comrades Marathon
Hello I'm looking for someone from the Toronto area who has recently participated in the Comrades Marathon and would like to share their experience regarding travel logistics, etc...

Shin Splints-HELP!!!!
I'm running Boston this year and have come down with a case of shin splints. It is located in my right leg, anterior to my tibia. I was stupid and continued to run on it for about 10 days. ...

Eating carbs for energy during exercise
I've been on a low carb diet for the last 5 weeks in order to lose some weight. The first 2 weeks I kept my level at no more than 20 carbs per day. In the last 3 weeks I've been slowly incre...

"Aiseopos" or "Roidger"????
He's quite easy to spot really.

Comments from the "older" crowd?
From "Bill Rodgers' Lifetime Running Plan," Harper Perennial Press, 1998: "There have been other changes as I've aged. Starting in my late 30's and early 40's, I noticed a pretty...

biking for job.over 25 miles.
E- Subject: Movie? =A0=A0=A0=A0=A0=A0Glad you not say was your friend who died in movie. All over news on this late 50 year old who die of heart attack in Wichita or something...

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