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If you haven’t listen to our latest podcast with Daniel Gordon, the director of the documentary 9.79*, you can check it out here. Also, here is the film’s official website, a recent Q and A with Gordon and the trailer:
Rio’s planned Olympic Park looks stunning. Hope they can pull it off.
Calling this Outside The Lines feature on Eastern Michigan’s Latipha Cross “inspirational” would be an understatement.
Alberto Salazar puts Dathan Ritzenhein’s “2:06” comments in context in this piece by Toni Reavis
The fastest marathoner never to run in the Olympics, Geoffrey Mutai, will be racing on September 30th in Berlin.
New York City assembled a nice little field for their marathon in November. Mary Keitany is notably absent. She and Central Park haven’t got along very well the last couple years.
Bernard Lagat shares his training philosophy with The Wall Street Journal.
Deadspin’s always interesting, and frightening, Misadventures in Jogging.