Thursday, May 8, 2014

A Runner's Roundup for May 8, 2014

Thursday instead of Wednesday? What mischief is this? Sorry!

Five signs your diet is a "diet cult." Sign six: they advise you mainly drink Kool-Aid for sustenance. Red flag! (via +Triathlete)

Local races in Chicago this June! Bacon run? Bacon run! (via +NBC Chicago)

Runbell: a bicycle bell for runners. Now I can sound exactly like a bike, while still running at 1/100th their speed. (via +Runbell)

This past Tuesday was the anniversary of Roger Bannister running the first mile under 4 minutes. I celebrated by running a mile at almost three times that length of time. Impressed? (via +Wikipedia)

Army concludes that foot strike placement doesn't affect injury rate. Finally. Finally, the great debate of our time has been settled. In all seriousness, though, my feet hurt. (via +Runner's World Magazine)

Some guy ran the Drakensberg Grande Traverse. And unless he did it in 40 parsecs, no, that is not the name of a location in Star Wars. (via +Sidetracked)

Reddit's weekly running pictures! Winner below, just to give you a taste of what you're missing if you don't click the link. (via +reddit)

The CDC links Tough Mudder competitions to high diarrhea rates. WHERE DO YOU THINK THEY GET THE MUD FROM, SHEEPLE?! #conspiracysolved (via +Slate)

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