Tag Archives: Bolder Boulder 10K

What is an “ideal” professional runner?

What is the role of a professional runner? Becoming a professional runner requires talent, hard training, and good coaching. Running is a simple and democratic sport compared to other sports; you need no special equipment and you can run almost … Continue reading

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Pre-competition challenges: How to eat, sleep and train when travelling: Olympic Training Log: March 19-March 25

My trip from Brussels to Auckland (for the 1988 World Cross-Country Championships) took about 36 hours, door-to-door. Since the rest of the team was travelling from Canada, I made the trip on my own. This was the longest trip of … Continue reading

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Racing after forced rest can lead to surprising results: Olympic Training Log Jan. 9-Jan 15

I won the Bolder Boulder 10K in May of 1987 after being virtually certain I wouldn’t even be able to participate in the race until the moment I stood on the starting line. I had sprained my ankle badly during … Continue reading

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