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In Run with the Champions, award-winning running writer Marc Bloom feeds the voracious appetite of America’s growing running population in two ways: by creating a unique system to objectively rank the nation’s top 30 male and top 20 female runners of all time, and by revealing their little-known training secrets and strategies, from what they ate to how they trained for their biggest victories.
If there is one thing that men and women who started the Olympic Marathon Trials race last Saturday proved it was successful runners can come from anywhere. The participants represented 41 different states. There were runners from the largest cities in the U.S. – New York (6), Los Angeles (3), and Chicago (2). There were also runners from unincorporated rural villages, seemingly in the middle of nowhere.
The first 6 members of the USA Track & Field team were named this weekend at the Olympic Marathon Trials. The day was hot and the races were intense. I dug into the finishing times and places a bit.
There comes a time when you have to put down the books and actually apply what you have learned. You can read countless articles, blogs, and write-ups about building a business, or a computer, or a model airplane, but that will only get you part of the way. At some point, if you truly want to learn and get better at something, you have to take action. You have to rip the band aid off.
Qualifying for the Olympic Marathon Trials is supposed to be the hard part…not coming up with the money to get yourself to the actual race. Not only do all “B” qualifiers, which includes some serious Olympic contenders – Kara Goucher, Galen Rupp, Diego Estrada to name a few – have to pay for airfare and lodging, every athlete – A & B – has to pay a race fee.