Friday, April 14, 2006


“I” came across some cool links, so I thought I’d post another entry today.

Actually, “Bear” sent me an email on this video regarding the mindset of distance runners. Too bad it’s only 3 minutes long.

The other day, Eric was mentioning how he likes to read my blog because when I talk about him he feels like he’s a character on a TV show or something. So, I’d better post this NY Times article that he sent to me. It doesn’t have anything to do with running, but talks about names we give ourselves (like Zeke) and how that’s on the rise due to things like blogs and email addresses. Hopefully you won’t have to register to read it.

Let’s see, what else did I forget to mention this week?;

Congrats to Scott for running 6:19 pace for an 8 mile race last weekend. It looks like he could be on that sub-3 bubble at Grandma’s. His PR is 2:56, but he’s only raced one 5k in the last 2 years, so sub-3 would be a step in the right direction.

I didn’t mention that my 20k time equates to a 1:22:16 half. I’ve only cracked 1:24 twice; 1:20:21 in 1996, a month after graduating from college and 1:23:04 in 2002, two months after my first Boston. So things continue to look good. Next up is a 10k on April, 29th where I’d like to break 37 minutes.

Another quote of the day for those running Boston (just change the number from 2,000 to what? 20,000):

“The Boston Marathon, America’s greatest footrace, 2,000 Walter Mittys bucking for flat feet and a heart attack…For most, it’s the Boston Massacre.” Jerry Nason, Boston sportswriter, 1945


Mike said...

That is a great video..those guys are tough. Funny quote today too...hopefully I won't be experiencing "the massacre" on Monday!

brent said...

awesome video clip, thanks.