Archives: March 2011

Who is Faster Than Forty?

March 11th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Mark Gomes and Rick Miller created Faster Than Forty to provide practical training and dietary research for runners and other high-performance athletes. It doubles as a repository of news on Gomes’ Masters running career (hence the name), but athletes of all ages should benefit from the tools, data, and research. Mark Gomes ran track and […]

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Coming Soon: The Faster Than Forty Varsity Club

March 11th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

We’ve collected a lot of research over the years, and we’ve been lucky enough to have been helped by some of the foremost doctors, nutritionists, trainers, and all-around smart people who specialize in making runners run faster and healthier. Study results, research reports, and various performance calculators will be available for use by all Varsity […]

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Coming Soon: Faster Than Forty (the book)

March 11th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Faster Than Forty is the comprehensive account of Mark Gomes’ bid for a U.S. Masters track and field championship. It chronicles his journey from standout collegiate athlete to overweight corporate drone and back to standout athlete. It includes training programs, dietary research, and medical information on injuries common to older athletes. It also includes a […]

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The Weekly Retro

March 11th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Set the flux capacitor anywhere from 1987 to 1997 as Gomes and Miller pull out hidden gems from the old-school runners’ archives. Jam your iPods with the indie rock and hip-hop playlists that birthed the genres and kept the legs moving when the miles got long. Gawk at awkward pics from a bygone era, when […]

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