Table of Contents – Nov/Dec ’08


12    Influx of ‰Û÷Chips‰Ûª Raises Stakes in Timing Roulette
It‰Ûªs not just your father‰Ûªs ChampionChip anymore. Sorting through the new ‰Û÷Chips‰Ûª on the block with a look at what‰Ûªs happening in New England and across the nation.
by Parker Morse

Spotlight On…

27    The Godfather of Run
Swanton, Vermont‰Ûªs Gerald Barney is the youngest 76 year-old you‰Ûªll ever meet; don‰Ûªt 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 running‰Ûªs great and humble champions.
by Sarah Crispin, photos by Alison Wade


4    Editor‰Ûªs Letter

6    The Three Amigos
It‰Ûªs Not Always About the Run:
The Mayor‰Ûªs 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

10    Intervals
Maine‰Ûªs Samuelson Sets US W50 Mark at CVS Caremark Downtown 5K; Women‰Ûªs Track Pioneer Louise Mead Tricard of NYC Dies; Collegiate Award Named After Arkansas Great John McDonnell

15    Club Notes
Shift in Vision‰Û_Renewed Mission
by Lonny Townley


25    Letters from Readers

32    Running Around the World
‰Û÷Geb‰Ûª 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; CT‰Ûªs Shulten Qualifies for Ironman in Wisconsin; Former Providence Friar Wykes First Non-African in Toronto; Fast Tracks‰Û_

39    Race Results
New England & New York Race Reviews

42    Where Are They Now?
In 1999, Andy Powell and Franklin Sanchez broke Alberto Salazar‰Ûªs 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
Let‰Ûªs Call This Chapter ‰ÛÏBud‰Û
by John J. Kelley, illustration by Andy Yelenak

46    Training Talk ‰ÛªRound the Barber‰Ûªs Chair
Garbage and the Vision Thing
by John Barbour

48    Nutrition
Issues in Underperforming Runners
by Nancy Clark

50    Sports Medicine
When ‰Û÷Large‰Ûª Isn‰Ûªt in ‰Û÷Charge‰Ûª
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

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