Table of Contents – Sept/Oct ’08


10    Masters of Mount Washington-Ka-Ching!
It seemed like a good idea to publicize the near four-decade old Masters record of the UK’s Fred Norris with a $4K Masters Bonus…until Open Season saw our insurance bondsmen ducking for cover and finally culminated this June with NER, sans flak vest, taking a double gut shot.
by Bob Fitzgerald

35    New England’s Finest
A Unique Collaboration Between the ING Hartford Marathon and NER Celebrates the Treasure Trove of Talent in New England’s Back Yard With A First-Year ‰âÂèÏThank You’ Program

Cross Country Preview 2008

43    D1 Gaels & Lady Friars
by Larry Kimball

43    Big Three Vie For Two D2 Slots
by Ed Lyons

44    Amherst Women Defending NCAA D3 Champions
by Jean Cann

47    Shifting Gears Between HS, Collegiate & Post-Collegiate Running
by Jean Cann

48    The 7-State High School Prognosis
by Larry Kimball, John Barbour and Nate Getman

50    The Open, High School & Collegiate XC Calendar

52    Nike or Foot Locker?
by Nate Getman

82    The Unsuspecting, First-Ever Green Mountain Relay 6×6 Ultra High School Team
by Andrew Richardson


4    Editor’s Letter

5    Intervals
Former Soccer Executive Doug Logan named USATF CEO; Decade-Old Record Falls at High Street Mile; A Proposal at Mt. Washington for Mountaineers Ross & Smyth; Young Emmett LaRosa Insists on Quality Reading Material

8    Scenic Stridings
Norwottuck Rail Trail
text and photos by John Stifler

15    Letters from Readers


30    Nutrition   
Cutting Edge Sports Nutrition Info
by Nancy Clark

32    Sports Medicine
You Don’t Want Metatarsalgia as A Running Partner
by Matt Arciuolo

34    Training Talk ‘Round the Barber’s Chair
Beijing No Different-Adapt Or Perish
by John Barbour

42    It’s Not Always About The Run
Rochester, Minnesota’s Med-City Marathon
by The Three Amigos

53    My Word
A Snake in the Grassroots
by Tom Derderian

54    Club Notes
Energy Building for Conservation
by Lonny Townley

56    Retro Running
About Those Bunions
by John J. Kelley, illustration by Andy Yelenak

58    Race Results
Twenty-Eight Event Reviews from New England & New York; plus, Faces at Races

77    Track Shack
Hayward Field Fans Tune In, Turn On, by Mike Scott; New Englanders & New Yorkers Immersed In ‰âÂèÏTrack Town’; NY’s Phyllis Francis Breaks Jr. Olympic 800m Record; Nike Central Park Wins Club Champs, GBTC 4th; Fernandez Nails 29-Year-Old 2M Record at Nike HS Nationals; NY State and New England High School Outdoor Championships

80    Running Around the World
VT’s Enman, Bay State’s Graytock on women’s Gold Medal NACAC Mtn. Team; NH’s Christiansen’s into ‰âÂèÏSpirit of Gettysburg’; Fast Tracks…

ABOUT THE COVER: Marilyn Minors of Woodstock, CT competing in the Red Dress Run for Women 5K in Hartford’s Elizabeth Park.
Photo by FitzFoto

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