When Beau Miles became 42, he ran 42 kilometers. Not the full length of a marathon though. So he waited 71 days longer, until he became 42.195 years old — and ran 42.195 kilometers. «To celebrate being alive». The film he has made about this run is a wonderful small masterpiece.
«Kilian Jornet’s Next Quest: Co-Founding the New Brand NNormal» — Sam Anderson, iRunFar «Building a running media company from the ground up — Dylan Bowman» — The Ginger Runner, YouToube «Alone Together — Marcos Ferro Runs Across the Peruvian Andes» — Salomon TV, YouTube «We put Lululemon’s first-ever running shoe to the test — here’s how it held up» — Marissa Miller, CNN «Inside the UTMB World Series and the ‹Ironmanisation› of trail running» — Michael Long, SportsPro «A Trail Runner’s Guide to Caring for the Trails» — Meghan Hicks and Bryon Powell, iRunFar «Running the UK’s hardest 100 mile race | Arc of Attrition 2022» — Ben Parkes, YouTube «Jasmin Paris talks about the Barkley Marathons» — Rick Pearson, Runner’s World «Woman Returns To Run Boston Marathon 50 Years After Running In The First Official Women’s Field» — CBS Boston, YouTube «Jasmin Paris: The elite long-distance runner who sets records while breastfeeding» — Matt Dickinson, The Times «What All Runners Can Learn from Dathan Ritzenhein’s Coaching» — Molly Hanson, Outside Magazine «Molly Seidel: How distance runner overcame …
Eliud Kipchoge recently won the Tokyo Marathon in 2:02:40, not much slower than his current world record for the fastest marathon ever, set during the Berlin Marathon in 2018 with a time of 2:01:39. But what does that time mean? Mark Lewis, who describes himself as an average runner who is «not too bad» at any distance, thought about this question a little longer. «It’s a 2 minute 54 per km pace for 42 km; stupidly quick,» he says. But: «I can’t comprehend what he’s doing, not properly.»
Ich habe schon das Buch geliebt — und jetzt spielt ausgerechnet Ewan McGregor die Hauptfigur Dr. Alfred Jones, der für Scheich Muhammad ibn Zaidi bani Tihama, einen passionierten Fliegenfischer aus dem Jemen, Lachse in den Wadis des Wüstenstaats ansiedeln soll? Und: Warum bitte erfahre ich erst heute davon?!