12 Influx of Û÷ChipsÛª Raises Stakes in Timing Roulette
ItÛªs not just your fatherÛªs ChampionChip anymore. Sorting through the new Û÷ChipsÛª on the block with a look at whatÛªs happening in New England and across the nation.
by Parker Morse
27 The Godfather of Run
Swanton, VermontÛªs Gerald Barney is the youngest 76 year-old youÛªll ever meet; donÛªt believe us? Go run a mountain with him.
by Leon Thompson
28 Running To A Better Life
Reaching out to the most underserved areas of Kenya, the Kenya Scholar Athlete Project (KenSap), draws exceptional students hoping for an education in the US. And yes, some running ability also helps. A look at the culture and personalities that produce distance runningÛªs great and humble champions.
by Sarah Crispin, photos by Alison Wade
4 EditorÛªs Letter
6 The Three Amigos
ItÛªs Not Always About the Run:
The MayorÛªs Midnight Marathon in Anchorage, Alaska
8 Scenic Stridings
The Lake Shore Drive Bike Path
Nine Miles Along the St. Lawrence from Lachine to Old Montreal
by Bob Fitzgerald, photos by FitzFoto/MickFoto
MaineÛªs Samuelson Sets US W50 Mark at CVS Caremark Downtown 5K; WomenÛªs Track Pioneer Louise Mead Tricard of NYC Dies; Collegiate Award Named After Arkansas Great John McDonnell
15 Club Notes
Shift in VisionÛ_Renewed Mission
by Lonny Townley
25 Letters from Readers
32 Running Around the World
Û÷GebÛª Does it Again ÛÒ World Record, Sub 2:04:00! US Men Cop First Ever Medal at World Mountain Championships; Running in India, by John Stifler; CTÛªs Shulten Qualifies for Ironman in Wisconsin; Former Providence Friar Wykes First Non-African in Toronto; Fast TracksÛ_
39 Race Results
New England & New York Race Reviews
42 Where Are They Now?
In 1999, Andy Powell and Franklin Sanchez broke Alberto SalazarÛªs New England 2M record in one of the greatest indoor races ever seen in this area.
by Jean Cann
43 My Word
Running Like Genghis Khan
by Tom Derderian
44 Retro Running
LetÛªs Call This Chapter ÛÏBudÛ
by John J. Kelley, illustration by Andy Yelenak
46 Training Talk ÛªRound the BarberÛªs Chair
Garbage and the Vision Thing
by John Barbour
Issues in Underperforming Runners
by Nancy Clark
50 Sports Medicine
When Û÷LargeÛª IsnÛªt in Û÷ChargeÛª
by Matt Arciulo
51 Race Results Part Deux
The More the Merrier; Plus, Faces at Races
ABOUT THE COVER: Carrie Tollefson (L), top Master Stephanie Hebst (33) and Casey Owens at the CVS Caremark Downtown 5K/US Championship in Providence, RI.
Photo by Scott Mason
T of C XC Mud.jpg: The joyous scene at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick, RI as Tropical Storm Kyle arrives just in time for the Ocean State XC Invitational.
Photo by Fearless George Ross