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2023 RunBlogRun Spring Training for the Middle Distances, Week Nine, Day 5, Friday is an easy day…

Larry Eder

This is Friday, May 12, 2023.

How are you feeling after the hard track day yesterday?

Stretch slowly and hydrate, please!

Your workout today, warm up slowly, 40-45 minutes, 6 x 150-meter stride outs, slow cooldown.

And why did I post such a gross picture?

Well, this is Geoffrey Kamworor; he is the World Champ silver medalist at 10,000 meters and World XC champion.

Geoffrey put it all on the line in taking second in London last month. His stomach decided it did not like him racing so fast, and

it reminded him who the boss was.

Geoffrey is fine now, but we all have an episode like this sometime in our careers.

  • Larry Eder has had a 50-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America’s first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: “I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at, the…

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