Tagged: Weekly Retro

Weekly Retro 10:12.11

October 12th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

As a kid, I couldn’t wait for the Eastbay catalog to hit my parents’ mailbox. Sure, we had no shortage of mall stores in my town, and I bought a lot stuff at them, but they mostly catered to basketball and other sports and didn’t have much in the way of running gear. Eastbay always had shoes […]

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Weekly Retro 7:09.11

July 9th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

Each week, “The Weekly Retro” presents a slice of old-timey track & field goodness via pics, playlists, and more… This week’s Retro goes old-school old skewl — as in your daddy’s old school — with a playlist comprised of classic rock staples that still prove quite effective at getting the wheels turning… The Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter […]

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Weekly Retro 6:24.11

June 24th, 2011 in Articles by 0 Comments

Each week, “The Weekly Retro” presents a slice of old-timey track & field goodness via pics, playlists, and more… This week: the mystery of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials 1,500-meter heats. In honor of our fearless leader Mark Gomes making his way to the National Championships in Eugene this weekend, we pulled a photo from Nationals […]

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Weekly Retro 6:04.11

June 4th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

Each week, “The Weekly Retro” presents a slice of old-timey track & field goodness via pics, playlists, and more… This week’s Retro is a gratuitous throwback to co-founder Rick Miller’s favorite band, The Pixies. Self-indulgent? Sure. Relevant? When you drop the following tracks into your favorite tempo run playlist, you’ll hear exactly how Joey Santiago’s vicious licks and […]

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A Very Retro Update

May 20th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

A couple of weeks ago we published a photo of the 2005 Big Ten Cross-Country Championships — a brilliant photo in its own right and (as we unabashedly gushed) because it depicted one of the greatest team collegiate cross-country efforts ever recorded. For those of you too lazy to click here to see the original […]

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The Weekly Retro 5:15.11

May 15th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

Each week, “The Weekly Retro” presents a slice of old-timey track & field goodness via pics, playlists, and more… This week, back to the 1992/1993 school year for some old-school hip hop to keep the feet moving, courtesy of Mark Gomes’ iPod.    Souls of Mischief: 93 ‘Til Infinity – Best of da Bay Das EFX: They […]

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The Weekly Retro 5:08.11

May 8th, 2011 in Articles by 2 Comments

  We’ll get back to the old-skewl play lists next week. This week’s entry is a fantastic photo taken at the 2005 Big Ten Cross Country Championships. Yes, 2005 isn’t really far enough back to be “retro,” but as soon as we received this shot we felt compelled to post it. Here’s why: Wisconsin’s eighth […]

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