Fall is here, races are happening, and we’re two weeks out from the Detroit Free Press Marathon! Sue is running again and Meagan is crushing her taper; we’re starting a new book in Meagan’s Book Club; our Runner Girl of the Week gets out for an early morning run with a friend; we’re loaded up with Listener Feedback; plus exciting Running News from the Berlin and London Marathons.
This week Meagan nails her second 20 miler while Sue scales back her running and ups her cross-training; in Meagan’s Book Club, we wrap up Alex Hutchinson’s Endure talking about Belief and the results of the Breaking 2 Project; our Runner Girl of the Week gets a shoutout for her consistency and strength training; and a couple of listeners share some feedback in the Runner Girls Strava club.
This week Meagan runs the LMCU Bridge Run, and Sue recovers from her highest mileage ever; in Meagan’s Book Club, Alex ponders the merits of electric-shocking the brain in Endure; our Runner Girl of the Week struggles with her last long run before Chicago; and in Running News we discuss the tragic abduction of Eliza Fletcher, Boston and London Marathons announce non-binary registration options for 2023, a new consecutive half marathon record is set, a new 24 hour record is set on the track; and excitement builds for Kipchoge in Berlin.
This week Meagan nails her 16 miler and Sue struggles with her 20; Alex Hutchinson debates low carb vs high carb training in Endure; our Runner Girl of the Week runs on rotten legs; and in Running News, we have results from UTMB and Comrades, a 20K record is set by Keira D’Amato, and Courtney Dauwalter runs a 160 mile FKT.
This week Meagan and Sue both run 20 milers; in Meagan’s Book Club, we discuss heat and thirst in Alex Hutchinson’s Endure; our Runner Girl of the Week gives the thumbs up; and in Running News: Berlin Marathon’s elite fields are announced, we find out who won Leadville, a UTMB racer falls to his death, and UTMB and Comrades are ongoing.