The term “trunk” might seem outdated, but it holds the key to developing natural, resilient running — and to cultivating our innermost powers of coping with healthful, stimulating kinds of stress.
A recently published report from the website RunRepeat.com found that American road race results are slower than ever before. The report looked at more than 34 million U.S. road race results between 1996 and 2016, the largest analysis of its kind. The only ones not getting slower are the top elite runners.
On May 6, 2017 at the Formula One oval in Monza, Italy – in an event sponsored by Nike – three runners completed 17.5 laps of a 1.5-mile circuit. And one of them came teasingly close to the elusive two-hour mark.