Tagged: Mike Atwood

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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2011 X-C Preview: The Big East Women

September 20th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

It’s that time of year: Autumn is upon us, and with it comes cross-country! Having run some of the finest courses in the Big East Conference, Faster Than Forty’s Coach @ has covered the same terrain as many of these harriers. But this year’s Big East Championship will be held on a new, challenging course […]

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2011 X-C Preview: The Big East Men

September 15th, 2011 in Headlines by 0 Comments

It’s that time of year: Autumn is upon us, and with it comes cross-country! Having run some of the finest courses in the Big East Conference, Faster Than Forty’s Coach @ has covered the same terrain as many of these harriers. But this year’s Big East Championship will be held on a new, challenging course […]

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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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The Road Ahead for Sam Chelanga

June 21st, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Sam (Sammy) Chelanga won multiple NCAA cross-country titles (pictured) and numerous other accolades at Liberty University. Mike Atwood, a.k.a. Faster Than Forty’s Coach @, traded e-mails with him after he closed out his NCAA career this year with an NCAA 5K win for the Liberty Flames. Read their interview here: FTF: Sammy, congrats on your […]

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