Ouch

From a Lance Armstrong tweet this morning: @lancearmstrong Just had an MRI done on my plantar fasciitis. Sick of this! Most frustrating sports injury I've ever dealt with.. No surprise. Take a look at his form. Brutal. Wonder why Nike coach Alberto Salazar hasn't gotten on him to lose that heel strike and unlock that knee? As Salazar puts … [Read more...]

“There has always been an “anti-female” attitude lurking beneath the surface of running”

The Guardian asked me to weigh in on the bizarre decision by track's governing body to suddenly change rules that have been in place for 40 years and nullify one of the greatest performances in modern sports: Paula Radcliffe's world record in the marathon. Is it a coincidence that 23 of the 28 people who made this decision are men? Or that every … [Read more...]