Table of Contents – May/June 2009

NOTE: Full listings of all New England/New York finishers from the Boston Marathon are listed in the May/June issue of New England Runner


10    Spotlight On:
Syracuse’s Kyle Heath: A Brighter Shade of Orange
by Nate Getman

Boston 113

35    Hall Hauls, Merga Stays the Course
In his Boston debut, US hope Ryan Hall is first out of Hopkinton and third down Boylston Street. Ethiopia’s Deriba Merga achieves Olympic redemption.
by Bob Fitzgerald

38    Slow Start, Sizzling Finish Leaves Goucher in Third
Sprint to finish a heartbreaker for America’s hope. Kenya’s Salina Kosgei wins Boston’s closest ever women’s race over defending champion Dire Tune.
by Tom Derderian

39    Koskei, De Reuck at Head of Class
James Koskei turns 40 and runs faster; Colleen De Reuck, at 45, leads women’s race for close to 20 miles.
by John Barbour

43    Van Dyk an Eighth Wonder
South Africa’s Ernst Van Dyk joins Jean Driscoll as an 8-time Boston winner. Japan’s Wakako Tsuchida three-peats.
by Stephen Mazzone

45    Boston Marathon Results
Complete New England & New York results‰ÛÓstate by state, Open and age-group.
courtesy of the Boston Athletic Association


2    Editor’s Letter

4    Intervals
Vintage World XC Stamp; Then & Now; “New England’s Finest” Part Deux;
There’s A New Relay in Town; Syracuse Festival of Races to Host Masters 5K Through 2010; Goodbye Khoury’s, Thanks for the Memories

8    Scenic Stridings
Falmouth/Bourne Wildlife Management Area
by Don Fredrikson

12    Track Tidings
US Records Ripped at Nike Indoor HS Champs in Boston; Vault AR, Masters 1500m WR at US Indoors; ME’s Samuelson, NY’s Howard Set US Records at Nat’l Masters Championships; Oregon’s Rupp Rules Roost at NCAA’s; Amherst’s Elsie Tropiano Nets D3 5000m Title; Ocean State’s Cullen Forges Bronze at European Championships; Record Romp at New Englands; Ethiopia’s Defar Sets World Records at 2M/5000; RI’s Smith Moves Into No. 4 All-Time at 5000m


29    Letters from Readers

31    Club Notes
A Brave New World?
by Lonny Townley

33    Training Talk ‘Round the Barber’s Chair
Too Much Information?
by John Barbour

56    Nutrition
A Troika of Sports ‘Nutrition News’
by Nancy Clark

58    Sports Medicine
Hydration for the Distance Runner
by Pam Nourse, M.D.

60    Retro Running
When Paul Toth “Runs Boston” He Goes All The Way
by John J. Kelley

62    My Word
The Medicalization of the Marathon
by Tom Derderian

63    Where Are They Now?
The Dillons Today ‰ÛÓ Running & Rabbits
by Jean Cann

65    Race Results
From New England & New York

82    Running Around the World
Kenyan Roadsters Rocket at Rotterdam; Kogo Breaks 10K World Record; Team USA Scores Trio of Top-5 Team Finishes at World Cross; BAA’s Moulton, Seckinger Sweep SunTrust Marathon; Gate River Gallops; VT’s Enman Third at NACAC XC Championships; RI’s Kelly Wins Irish Nat’l XC – Then Felled Again; Fast Tracks; Plus, Faces at Races

ABOUT THE COVER: California’s Ryan Hall leads the Boston Marathon out of Hopkinton.
Photo by Victah Sailor/Photo Run

T of C.jpg: Following the inaugural B.A.A. 5K the day before the 113th Boston Marathon, the Invitational and Scholastic Miles took place starting and finishing by the marathon’s finish line. Boston Mayor Tom Menino (blue sweater) is one of many interested observers.
Photo by FitzFoto

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