Streaking

On Tuesday, January 20, 1987, Stuart Calderwood didn t go for a run. He hasn t made that mistake since. Congratulations to Stuart on the first 20 years of his running streak, and here s to seeing him at the top of Running Streak list.

It Was the Best of Times

The latest upgrade to the CPTC site is to the best marathon lists, which means Thom Little finally gets the recognition he deserves on the overall and NYC marathon lists. The two women s lists are updated as well, but with less dramatic changes.

Yet Another Response to “Running In the Cold”

Dave Delano writes: Youth can be a great insulator, but we still need to wear more than running shorts in sub-freezing weather. Read the 1977 article in the New England Journal of Medicine on penile frostbite and you will likely lose your fear of tights. You may even find yourself shopping for your first pair of wind briefs. The actual article doesn’t appear to be online, but you can get the important details — and treatment information — from this recent ABC News story.

Running in the Cold Part 2

Due to the tremendous response to the original Running in the Cold, I have decided to release the well-hidden rubric to help everyone to determine what to wear outside when running during wintertime. Yes, the secret is now out of the bag! You no longer need to be an MIT graduate to figure out the proper attire to wear. Just follow the chart below to achieve optimal results: Greater than 45 degrees: t-shirt and shorts should more than suffice. Between 40 and 45 degrees: feel free to add an optional pair of gloves to the mix. Between 30 and 40…

Millrose Games ticket for sale

I have one ticket for sale for the Millrose Games, which is being held at Madison Square Garden, Friday night – February 2. It is one of the best seats in the entire Garden (right in the front, Box 51 – Row G – see seating chart. The ticket price is $95.00, which is $5.00 off of the $100 box office price. You will get to see all of the action up close (including Alan Webb, Bernard Lagat and Craig Mottram in the mile and Dibaba [indoor WR in 5000], Jen Rhines, and Sara Hall in the first ever women…

Thursday Night Workout Report January 18th, 2007

Light rain and near freezing temperatures made their way to New York on Thursday, creating slick roads and less than ideal running conditions. However, 42 hearty runners (many of whom sported tights) decided to brave the wet pavement and get a hard workout in. All the pre-workout buzz centered on James Siegel, who attended his first workout in 3 years. And I thought I would be the only out of shape old-timer in attendance!! The workout was the classic down the ladder affair, where each interval gets progressively shorter, yet run at a faster pace. Due to the precipitation, Coach…

Another Response to “Running In the Cold”

Michael Basen writes: I found this article about “proper attire” when running outside. It has some helpful hints, but clearly doesn’t represent my own point of view, since I wore shorts last night…

Sam vs. Alan Webb at the New Balance Games

CPTC s own Sam MacKenzie will compete against Alan Webb (and other top runners) at the New Balance Games tomorrow at 2:40pm at the Armory. The Field…. Alan Webb, USA, Nike James Thie, Wales, NYAC Andy Badderly, England, New Balance Jason Lunn, USA, Nike Adrian Blincoe, New Zealand, New Balance Eliud Njubi, Kenya, Westchester TC Grant Robison, USA, Reebok Shane Stroup, USA, Nike Sam MacKenzie, USA, Nike Central Park TC Abiyott Endale, Ethiopia, Westchester TC Alexandsr Skvortsov, Russia, Spartanik TC Josh McAdams, USA, New Balance Neville Miller, USA, NYAC Richard Smith, USA, Unattached

Need Track Spikes? Head to Urban Athletics

Urban Athletics will gives CPTC members 20% off on all Nike track spikes and other Nike gear. If they don t have the spike you want, Urban will order it and it should arrive in 2-3 days. Urban Athletics 1291 Madision Avenue (at 92nd Street) 212 828-1906 For the Armory, you must have 1/8-1/4 inch “pyramid” spikes, NOT “Christmas trees”, NOT “pins”.

Response to “Running in the Cold”

Men wear tights; boys wear shorts. P.S. I have men s medium Nike tights for $25.