KEEPING TRACK - Frank Shorter
Whether you were a runner during or before the “running boom” of the early ‘70’s or have joined the millions who now take part in the sport, you will enjoy My Marathon, Reflections of a Gold Medal Life, by Frank Shorter, with John Brandt. Shorter, the 1972 Gold Medalist in the marathon at the Munich Olympics and the second place finisher at the ’76 games in Montreal, recalls the quest for these medals. Equally interesting are the stories of the camaraderie that he shared with his Florida Track Club teammates, and the impact that an abusive father had on his life.
Getting the MOST Out of Training
It’s a given that training is important to running performance. No matter how much genetic physiological talent you may be blessed with, if you don’t train then you’re not going to perform very well. All training is about working to maximize your potential and perform well no matter what the competitive circumstances. Many runners go out and run everyday, but how many of them actually truly train, and for those that do train, just how many get the most from each of their workouts?
2016 Sports Nutrition News from ACSM
Looking for the latest sports nutrition news? Below are just a few highlights from the more than 3,000 research studies presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in Boston, 2016 (www.ACSM.org ).
Circleville "Pumpkin Show" Classic 5 Miler - October 22
The race starts at Circleville High School, winds through residential streets, and finishes back at the school with a lap on the McGowan Family Track. Plan on enjoying the afternoon with your family and friends downtown at the 109th Circleville Pumpkin Show, “The Greatest Free Show On Earth”.
4 x 100 Meter Relay
When Donald John Trump says, “We used to win, but we don’t win anymore!” is he talking about Team USA’ Track & Field 4 x 100m relays?
Granville Maple Leaf 5K/10K - October 1 2016
The Granville Kiwanis Maple Leaf 5K/10K will be held on October starting and finishing at the Granville Intermediate School.