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November 9, 2018
How running in humid conditions affect your marathon time

Temperature, humidity and air pressure illustration by Mr. Mulroy’s Earth Science Running is simply the act of placing one foot in front of the other rapidly as you move from one point to another. But, one needs to learn much more than that if they are to run a marathon well.  Humidity and atmospheric pressure […]

November 8, 2018
Kass marathon that begins in Kapsabet and ends in Eldoret is unique and tough.

Winners of a past Kass marathon event The fact that Kass Marathon starts from one town and ends in another one may not be that unique, but what is really unique is that crowds line up the entire route from Kapsabet town to Eldoret town to cheer the athletes, just like it happens in cross […]

November 6, 2018
Why I hold the 5km world record of 12:37:00 on Strava

My world record run on Strava Yesterday, I got an email notification that a new friend was now following me on Strava. On logging in to my Strava page, I noticed that it was a close friend of mine from Ontario, Canada. So, I was curious to compare his personal best times with mine. My […]

November 5, 2018
Everything that any runner may need, all in one store!

I just came across this online store that is a one stop shop... or can we say a one site stop for online shoppers?... for any runner of any ability, age and stature. It has anything that any runner would need from running shoes, clothing, sport electronics, gps watches, nutrition and hydration stuff, and any […]

November 3, 2018
Looking Back at the Boston Marathon Bombings

Tribute to Boston Bomb blast victims Sometimes, disappointments may serve to bring out the best in a situation and I think that the Boston Marathon incident that happened in 2013 did help demonstrate to the whole world that runners are brave, resilient, caring and united. When the bomb blasts happened around the finish line of […]

November 3, 2018
Six observations made at the New York City Marathon

Geoffrey Kamworor winning the 2017 New York City Marathon 1.       It pays to be confident before a race Confidence was evident in both Mary Keitany and Ghebrselassie in the 2016 edition of the TCS New York City Marathon, even in the early stages of the race. Keitany ran her own race without caring who was […]

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