Tag Archives: Wendy Sly

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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Runners’ Obsessions Part 3 (cont.): Training for the 1984 Olympic marathon trials

My immediate recovery from the Toronto Marathon was pretty good. I had no injury issues and was back to hard training in a couple of weeks. I do remember that I felt tired and performed at a slightly sub-par level … Continue reading

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