Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Year of Running Dangerously

It takes a long time and a lot of miles to be in the best shape of your life, but it only takes a moment for all of that work to be put in jeopardy.

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From the Archives: Larry’s Legacy

[Hard to believe it’s been five years since the day Larry Olsen headed out for a run from his house in Millis and never made it home.  He was 63 and still full of competitive spirit and a love for … Continue reading

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Sloshing for Glory at the Beer Mile World Championships

“I hope you enjoy my pain.” – James Nielsen, Beer Mile world record holder Today, December 3rd 2014 in Austin, Texas, the first-ever Beer Mile World Championships will take place on the track at Yellow Jacket stadium. The event is … Continue reading

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Alan Turing the Runner

There seems to be only one photograph of Alan Turing running. In it he appears to be finishing an event — perhaps his club’s 3-mile championship —  passing the finish post in first, but his form looks terrible. His arms … Continue reading

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