11
Sep
2010

SAFRA Singapore Bay Run

This morning I woke up at 5:30 AM to prepare for my first competitive race in Singapore, which was also my first competitive race ever.  The event was the SAFRA Singapore Bay Run and I jogged the 10k course.  Even in the early morning the heat was brutal.  And the streets were mobbed by novices.  But I will get to that shortly.

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24
Dec
2009

Persistence Hunting

I first heard of persistence hunting towards the end of Born to Run, Christopher McDougall’s manifesto on running.  McDougall seeks an explanation for the human being’s incredible ability at distance running and offers persistence hunting as an explanation.

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