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In a race against the clock, excitement is often the loser

By the time most of you read this, Shalane Flanagan will have broken Deena Kastor’s eight-year-old marathon American record of 2:19:36.
Or she won’t have. 447 more words

Road Racing


A while back, I did a post called 40 Is The New 30. It was about runners who are 40+ and still at the top of their game. 262 more words

Shalane Flanagan Targets the American Women's Marathon Record

Shalane Flanagan will attempt to set the American women’s marathon record at the Berlin Marathon (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

By Seth Rubinroit

What to know before watching the… 431 more words


Age Is Just A Number

This weekend, Deena Kastor ran a new master’s WR in the half-marathon with a time of 69:39 at the Philly RnR.  With the new speedy record in the books, I thought it would be a good time to talk about Age and Performance.   802 more words

Monday Motivation: Who's your hero?

When we were little, we had heroes. Whatever we aspired to be as a child, we had someone who we looked to for example of how to become  721 more words

Personal Updates

Kastor Breaks World Masters Half-marathon Record #running #marathon #kastor

Deena Kastor remains one the greatest American distance runners and she showed that off to the world this weekend by crushing the World Record for Master’s women runners in the half-marathon. 268 more words


Round 6 and the 20-miler

Round 6 and the 20-miler

September 20, 2014

“A goal is just an awesome way to force growth on yourself.” –Deana Kastor

She is an Olympic bronze medalist (Athens 2004), a 2:19:36 marathoner, and the only American woman to break 2:20.  349 more words