29 Jul '12, 9am

Drinking the Olympic Kool-Aid, by Toni Reavis, note by Larry Eder: Toni Reavis is one of the most insightful col...

Toni Reavis is one of the most insightful columnists on the sport of road running, and athletics. This is Toni's call to sharing the wealth and providing a larger position for the athletes who are the focus on the 18 days of glory (remember the late Bud Greenspan's movie on the LA Olympics?). The Olympic movement will give nearly four billion TV viewers a chance to see their favorite sports on the Olympic stage. Toni Reavis suggests that is way past the time to give athletes a piece of the pie that they should receive... Tower of London Bridge, 27 July 2012, photo by PhotoRun.net DRINKING THE OLYMPIC KOOL-AID by Toni Reavis It is a spectacle beyond wonder, and an all but incomprehensible effort to stage. Primarily so for the host city and its organizing committee, but also for the grand ayatollahs of the IOC, the member bishops of their national committees, and their deep-...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2012/07/drinking-the-olympic-ko...

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London Started Greatly, by Alfons Juck, note by...

runblogrun.com 28 Jul '12, 11pm

Lots going on, on this second day of the XXX Summer Olympics of the modern era. London did a wonderful opening, and the co...

adidas announces adizero Primeknit, release, no...

runblogrun.com 29 Jul '12, 8am

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Chapter Ninety-Four : First Aid Kit

blackcabsessions.com 05 Aug '12, 6am

After Laura Marling sings Alas I Cannot Swim for the Black Cab Sessions and the woman is like 'Shame you can't swim! Shit,...

2012 London Olympics: Record Numbers Looking Possible, by Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder: The London 2012 Olymp...

2012 London Olympics: Record Numbers Looking Po...

runblogrun.com 30 Jul '12, 10pm

The London Olympics are finishing day three. I arrived earlier today and the travel from Heathrow to North London was in r...

IAAF Athlete Biological Passport, More Success ...

runblogrun.com 28 Jul '12, 7am

As we go into Day 2 of the XXX Summer Olympic Games of the modern era, we see some success with the IAAF Athlete Biologica...

Olympic Track and Field schedule:

letsrun.com 30 Jul '12, 6pm

So you can plan ahead and figure out how you are going to watch the track and field action live while not being fired or d...

Christophe Lemaitre to focus on 200m, 100m slight chance, by Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder: Christophe Lemaitr...

Christophe Lemaitre to focus on 200m, 100m slig...

runblogrun.com 28 Jul '12, 8am

I can still remember Brooks' look. He was both incensed and pleased. He told a bunch of young coaches that of course white...

Pat Porter, 8 time XC Champ, has died, by Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder: Pat Porter, a man who won eight conse...

Pat Porter, 8 time XC Champ, has died, by Alfon...

runblogrun.com 28 Jul '12, 9pm

Pat Porter, a man who won eight consecutive US cross country titles, father of two, husband of Trish Porter, high jumper, ...

Wilson Kiprop, my pre-race favorite for the Oly...

runblogrun.com 31 Jul '12, 11pm

Justin Langat is our newest columnist, he will write a piece a week for us. A young runner and writer, Justin wrote this c...

2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, Day 10 Recap, courtesy of RunBlogRun, notes by Larry Eder: Aries Merritt, photo by Pho...

2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, Day 10 Recap, courtes...

runblogrun.com 31 Jul '12, 1pm

The last day was a day of fast 200 meter runs, with Allyson Felix screaming a 21.69 for the 200 meter, and Wallace Spearmo...

The Shoe Addicts present, Sally Pearson, 100m h...

runblogrun.com 29 Jul '12, 11pm

Sally Pearson, 2012 AREVA Paris Meeting, July 6, photo by PhotoRun.net Sally Pearson is the dominant 100m hurdler over the...