Archives: January 2012

Masters World Record: Distance Medley Relay

January 29th, 2012 in Articles by 0 Comments

Boston’s Eliot Track Club set a Masters world record in the distance medley relay at Boston University’s Terrier Invitational on Friday night. The team lowered the DMR best to 10:55.1. Jayme Fishman led off, handling the 1,200-meter leg; Doug Williams ran the 400-meter leg; Andrew Darien ran the 800-meter leg, and Chris Simpson anchored the […]

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RTX: The Holy Grail of Recovery?

January 20th, 2012 in Features by 6 Comments

Are two Stanford University biologists about to change the future of exercise science and running as we know it? Richard Stiller made a journey to campus to find out… It is early November, 2011. I am navigating through the Stanford University Campus in Palo Alto, California.  I have a 1 p.m. meeting in Gilbert Hall. […]

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Your Silly Road Race: Fresh Pond

January 18th, 2012 in Articles by 5 Comments

“There is a Boston College fable that if you play Sympathy For The Devil backwards you hear “666 – 11:06 at the Pond- Jose Rocha, Joe Rocha… 666 seconds.” but that was just a drunken rumor that Dermot Fitzpatrick told me as a frosh at BC. I saw Rocha at the New Bedford Half Marathon […]

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Race Recap: Another WR Close Call

January 11th, 2012 in Articles by 3 Comments

In what was a somewhat spur-of-the-moment quest, I again donned the Eliot TC singlet with a couple of mates to take a stab at the Masters indoor 4 x 800-meter relay world record — a record held by the Greater Philadelphia Track Club (set by a team that was anchored by my greatly esteemed nemesis, […]

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