Perseverence, Support, Strength and Amazing Records

Find out what's on other runners' minds as they share race experiences, motivational advice and strength training tips, along with exciting news of new U.S. and world records at the Prefontaine Classic and the Suja Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon.

Caitlyn Pilkington writes about running the San Diego Half Marathon, where Meb paced the 1:30 group.

Shana Adams of Big Boned Getz Toned recommends surrounding yourself with supportive people.

A physical therapist, coach and ultrarunner recommends the 100-Up exercise to strengthen core stability.

The amazing 91 year-old Harriette Thompson sets marathon world age group record.

Are recovery drinks too expensive? Try chocolate milk!

Fast times at Hayward Field.

Here's a recap of my recent posts and our guest bloggers. It's not too late to post your own questions and comments!

Staying Hydrated for Warm Weather Running

Slower than a Snail, Riding on a Turtle

I'll Have a Run for Lunch

Save Your Skin from Sun Damage

Runners, Warm Up Your Engines!

Tony has been a runner for over three decades, competing in cross country and track in high school and college, and road races for various clubs. He's served as team captain for several Corporate Challenge teams at YMCA of the USA, and has informally coached many friends over the years.

Tags: This Week in Runners, Y, YMCA, Run, Running, Jog, core strength, recovery drinks, Prefontaine Classic, Marathon, records

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