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Patrick Rizzo Finishes 8th in Pan Am Games Marathon and Serena Burla Qualifies For The Olympic Track And Field Trials In The 10K
by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on November 2, 2011
October 30 - Running at 7,300 feet, Mizuno Racing Team Member, Patrick Rizzo placed 8th in the Pan Am Games Marathon. Patrick was the top US finisher with a time of 2:21.58.
October 29 - Racing on the track for the first time in over 2 years, Mizuno Racing Team Member, Serena Burla, won a 10K in Indiana in a time of 32:48. Placing 2nd was Mizuno Racing Team Member, Clara Grandt, in a time of 33:27. Clara's time meets the trials qualifying standard but is not one of the top 24 times in the US, Clara ma...
by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on October 21, 2011
Now that chilly, fall air is beginning to remind us that winter will soon be here, it’s time to give some thought to what you’ll be wearing on those crisp winter runs.Mizuno makes plenty of winter-specific running apparel, but one of my favorite pieces of apparel is our Cabrakan Jacket.This jacket from our Inspire Collection (there’s one for men and one for women) definitely stands out as uniquely different from any other running jacket you may have on your clothing rack.If you’re at all like me, you’ll agree that many of the running jacket...
by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on October 20, 2011
Runner's World recently sat down with Mizuno Team Member Patrick Rizzo. "A Brief Chat" by Jon Gugala was published to Runner's World Racing News.Read the full article here: http://racingnews.runnersworld.com/2011/10/a-brief-chat-with-patrick-rizzo.html
by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on October 13, 2011
If you are running a marathon this fall (or already have run one), many thoughts will cross your mind during your long journey. And one just might be: Why the heck is a marathon precisely 26 miles, 385 yards? Or 42.195 kilometers for our metric friends?It’s a good question, one that beginners and veteran marathoners all over the world have wondered for more than 100 years. Why such an odd distance has become the worldwide standard is rooted in the ancient past.One might assume that the weird distance must have something to do with the Greeks who brought us the ancient Ol...
by Bob "Wish" Wischnia on October 10, 2011
Q: I have been training for a late fall marathon using the Wave Creation and Wave Rider. I am planning to use the Creation which has a little over 100 miles on them in my fall marathon. Should I get a new pair for the marathon? Diana Giacalone, St. Charles, MissouriA: It depends. If your Creations have between 100 and 200 miles on them, you should be good to go. But substantially any more miles than that and it would be a good idea to get a new pair about two weeks before your marathon. Why? It is much better to wear a “f...