In spirit of the Olympics, these links focus on the three female American marathoners.
- Goucher runs past doubts, by Jim Souhan, Star Tribune
My fave quote: Most athletes hide their doubts beneath a veneer of confidence, if not arrogance. Goucher worries and vents.
- Win or die trying, by Aimee Berg, Outside Online
Fave quote: But Flanagan is a competitive assassin who will redline it when stakes are highest.
- Olympics bound runner Desiree Davila struggles with injury, by Kristin Bull and Judy Davids, Rochester Hills Patch
My heart breaks when I read this. I really hope her hip is ok when she runs on the hard surface.
What are some good, interesting, or motivating articles you’ve read lately?