Tagged: Results

The iRun / New Balance Mile — NO RUNNING Strikes Again

February 7th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  The iRun / New Balance Mile proved to be another successful test for the NO RUNNING movement. In what seemed like self-sabotage, we intentionally fielded a team with greatly-diminished distance training under our collective belts. Everyone on the team had recently traded in mileage for sprints, strength training, form work, injury-prevention, a race-specific diet, […]

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Masters World Record: Distance Medley Relay

January 29th, 2012 in Articles by 1 Comment

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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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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Silly Race Recap – Pumpkins in the Park

October 17th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Fleet Feet Sports hosted the 12th annual Pumpkins in the Park 5K in Lincoln Park (Chicago) on Saturday. Although the race times were not particularly fast, the silliness was top-notch as many runners took to the park in costume in anticipation of Halloween. Eric Hoffman won the men’s open race in 16:25. Pamela Staton led […]

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The Fairest of All Time: Historical NCAA Cross Country Rankings

October 14th, 2011 in Articles by 18 Comments

Cross country fans have long suspected that Wisconsin dominates the sport, but are the Badgers really the best of all time? Now you can quantify any teams’ long-term excellence using historical data in Faster Than Forty’s “All-Time NCAA Cross Country Program Rankings.” Wisconsin bested Arkansas by a solid 326 points, based on the schools’ performances […]

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Race Recap: Notre Dame X-C Invitational

October 5th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

The 2011 Notre Dame Invitational cross country meet – where a number of national powerhouses clashed under inclement weather and over a slow, sloppy course – helped set the stage for what should be an exciting cross country season and raised some questions about expectations at the national level when the NCAAs hit Terre Haute […]

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News of Note 8:16.11

August 16th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

News of Note presents a regular roundup of track & field, x-c, and road race news. Co-founder Rick Miller presents this installment… Florida State can thumb their noses at University of Florida in at least one academic aspect: The men’s track & field teams at Brigham Young University and Florida State University were named Scholar Teams of […]

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Silly Race Recap: Elvis is Alive 5K

August 15th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The 2011 version of the Fleet Feet-sponsored Elvis is Alive 5K took place in Chicago on Thursday, August 11th, and the concept – as will become quite evident in the accompanying photos – is to celebrate “The King” in all his glory. But the Elvis 5K is an exceptional event not just for its kitsch; […]

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Race Recap: Teterboro Airport 5K

July 23rd, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

The Faster Than Forty editorial team scours the nation for fun or funny road races we think you will enjoy. Rider University’s Paige McAtee recaps the Teterboro Airport 5K. I decided to take my own advice and run the Teterboro Airport 5K, which was featured in the “Your Silly Road Race” column on May 26th. […]

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News of Note: World Masters Edition

July 19th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

Although we’re quite pleased with our fearless leader’s impressive 4th-place finish in the M40 division of the World Masters Championships, a number of elder statesmen prove there’s still plenty more to accomplish… Women’s masters pole vaulter Johnnye Valien set a world record at the 2011 World Masters Games… …As did Former Olympian Gary Stenlund (Battle […]

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