Could have gone either way… On Monday, as scheduled, the UCI held a press conference to announce it would recognize the reasoned decision submitted by USADA and not appeal to the CAS. Honestly, based on the UCI’s history, it was 50/50. I don’t think any one who follows the sport would have been surprised had […]
2010 ING New York City Marathon – Results
It was another great day of racing in a big city marathon as two “novice” winners were crowned today. Gebre Gebrmariam (ETH) and Edna Kiplagat (KEN), stormed to victory today. The conditions were nice, but New York never produces fast times, and true to form Gebrmariam won in 2:08:14 while Kiplagat ran a 2:28:40—the third […]
Chicago Marathon 2010: Heat and performance
Just one day to go now before 10-10-10, as we continue our build up to Sunday. Earlier this week we in the marathon world, two of which occurred here in Chicago. Today we are going to take a look back to the 2007 race, when unseasonably warm and humid conditions wreaked havoc on the race and […]
Chicago Marathon 2010 preview: Close finishes
This week begins the countdown to the 33rd Chicago Marathon, which is now just over five days away. Even with Ryan Hall’s late withdraw from the field, it promises to be a competitive bunch with several athletes well capable of going under 2:06 with a few capable of sub-2:05. But the real story is that […]
Dear Sports Scientists: Will drinking fluids keep me cool?
First, if you did not catch the NY Velocity interview with Ross, be sure to—Andy Shen and co do a great job over there and produce some excellent interviews. Their site is a must read for any serious or enthusiastic cyclist, whether or not they reside in NYC. Back in June I was very fortunate to present two […]
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