Tagged: essays

London Runs; London Riots

August 23rd, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Mike Atwood, Faster Than Forty’s Editor at Large, spent time in London this summer — running races and tracking down bits and pieces of running-geek lore. Needles to say, he was not pleased by the news of the London riots… Riots in the streets of London? It made no sense to me when the news […]

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Coach @ Runs London – Maida Vale

August 10th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

Mike Atwood, Faster Than Forty’s Editor at Large, spent time in London this summer — running races and tracking down bits and pieces of running-geek lore. Here is his second dispatch… Maida Vale I knew I had found my favorite part of London, the second I found Castellain Road. I was worn out from my […]

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Coach @ Runs London

August 5th, 2011 in Articles by 3 Comments

Mike Atwood, Faster Than Forty’s Editor at Large, spent time in London this summer — running races and tracking down bits and pieces of running-geek lore. Here is his first dispatch… The Quest For The Purple Runner I’m standing outside the St. John’s Wood tube station trying to figure out which red double-decker will get […]

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Ben Tanzer’s 99 Problems

May 26th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

  Ben Tanzer is a staple on Chicago’s underground (and aboveground) literary scene. He’s also a compulsive runner and makes no attempt to hide the ways in which his daily running influences his daily writing. His latest novel, You Can Make Him Like You, is just weeks old – but before Make Him Like You […]

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Coach @’s Corner 5:19.11

May 19th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Each week Coach @’s Corner addresses a variety of topics related to high school coaching, self-coaching, and our sport at large. Have a question or something you’d like us to address? Contact us using the methods at the end of the column. What is a good coach? I often struggle to answer that question, mostly […]

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Coach @’s Corner 4:30.1

April 29th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Each week Coach @’s Corner addresses a variety of topics related to high school coaching, self-coaching, and our sport at large. Have a question or something you’d like us to address? Contact us using the methods at the end of the column. I’ve coached runners for 16 years. High school kids mostly. A few have […]

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