Run Junkie 116 - Oly Trials, Sheep Shearing & a lot of Robbies
This week on Run Junkie.... High School: Edward Cheserek 8:43 two mile Brooks PR Invite - Accepted Entries as of 1/18/12 College: Washington Preview Coverage The DUAL - Michigan v Ohio State Highlights Frosh Robby Creese set collegiate 1k record Kyle Merber Interview Ryan Waite Blog Luke Puskedra 1:01:36 half marathon debut Pro: Olympic Marathon Trials Olympic Trials Photo Album Olympic Trials RESULTS | Recap Houston 1/2 & Marathon Coverage Lisa Uhl season debut Brett Gotcher post-trials interview Bay Area Cross Challenge Highlights London Olympics Go to London with Flotrack Tours
Luke Puskedra Crushes Half debut in Houston
Luke Puskedra breaks from the normal collegiate to debut in the 13.1 mile distance at the 2012 Houston Half Marathon. Puskedra ran a killer time of 1:01:36, which looks to be just off the top 10 all-time in the US (somewhere between #12-15 we are estimating). Luke talks about why they chose to run the half and plans for the rest of his collegiate career.
Simon Bairu: "Never seen an underwater treadmill"
SImon Bairu has yet to finish a the full marathon but must run under 2:11 at the 2012 Houston Marathon in order to qualify for the Canadian Olympic team. Simon talks hardcore Schumacher training, and beating the doubts that come with the marathon.
Scott Bauhs big PR and no sponsor to start the year
Scotty Bauhs PRed for the first time since 2010 by dropping over a minute off his half marathon at the 2012 Houston Half Marathon. Bauhs ran 1:01:30 which is just about top 10 all-time in the United States.
Vin thinking Luke Puskedra pukes in half
Luke Puskedra thought coach Vin Lananna thought he would be in rougher shape after his debut half marathon but Luke didn't mave much problem with the distance.
Luke Puskedra marathon thoughts and training
Luke Puskedra gives his thoughts about debuting at the half marathon distance and gives insight to his training leading to the event.
Houston, TX, US