25 Feb '17, 6am

"race began incredibly slowly” おもしろいのでぼくも解析してみたいですね。 https://t.co/b4xQ3OoXPT

"race began incredibly slowly” おもしろいのでぼくも解析してみたいですね。 https://t.co/b4xQ3OoXPT

Constantina Diţă-Tomescu has won the Beijing Olympic Marathon. In a real race of attrition, that saw many of the pre-race favourites drop out or off the pace BEFORE HALFWAY, it was the Romanian who had the ability on the day. She hit the front at 20km, pushed the pace on, and gradually grew a lead that hit 70 seconds with only 7km to go. Despite a fast finish from the chase group, Dita held on to claim Romania’s first marathon gold. It was a race of attrition, many of the favourites having poor days. Paula Radcliffe finished, running a tough race despite insufficient training thanks to her injury problems leading in. Below is our pacing analysis of the race. How the race unfolded Split times, paces, and time analysis Below is a graph of the pacing strategy of the race, with some notes for a “snapshot” overview of how the race unfolded. Below that is a table showing the tim...

Full article: https://sportsscientists.com/2008/08/beijing-2008-womens-...

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From the archives: Race Report - 2015 Disney Half Marathon

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elbowglitter.com 25 Feb '17, 12pm

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runnersworld.com 24 Feb '17, 7pm

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runtothefinish.com 26 Feb '17, 1pm

He stopped to stretch his knee without warning, tsk, running partner etiquette. Mostly I wasn’t sure if he’d somehow gotte...

No race + silentish Saturday

hungryrunnergirl.com 25 Feb '17, 1pm

The race isn’t happening this weekend… We originally planned on driving the 3.5 hours south to make it to a half marathon ...

No race + silentish Saturday

hungryrunnergirl.com 25 Feb '17, 1pm

The race isn’t happening this weekend… We originally planned on driving the 3.5 hours south to make it to a half marathon ...

Wilson Kipsang is officially a marathon legend. Fully 2017 Tokyo Marathon men's recap:

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letsrun.com 26 Feb '17, 5am

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sneakernews.com 24 Feb '17, 7pm

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hungryrunnergirl.com 24 Feb '17, 1pm

I like the “cautious confidence” thing. I’ll have to remember that. To help myself mentally before a race, I don’t think o...

Cautious Confidence (what we should have going ...

hungryrunnergirl.com 24 Feb '17, 1pm

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