Author Archives: oneKmore

RUNNING EXPERIENCES OFF THE BEATEN TRACK (OR WHEN FINISHING MARATHONS IS NOT ENOUGH)

For many runners completing a marathon is a remarkable achievement. However, for other runners, a marathon may become a routine activity.  These runners eventually reach a turning point when they… Read more »

ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION OF THE MARATHON IN ARGENTINA

Stands of the Sociedad Sportiva Argentina Athletics arrived in Argentina at the hands of the British, who organized the first athletic competitions in Buenos Aires in 1867. Important clubs at… Read more »

HYDRATION AND COOLING STRATEGIES IN ELITE ATHLETES ELITE ATHLETES IN HOT CONDITIONS

Performance is affected by dehydration with some studies saying that even a 2% dehydration, expressed as body mass loss, is enough to alter performance negatively. A recent study analysed the… Read more »

SHOE TECHNOLOGY ON THE TOP 100 MEN´S MARATHON PERFORMANCES FROM 2015 TO 2019

Photo by Calpower (Pixabay) In October 2019 Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge ran for the first time an unofficial sub-2h marathon in Vienna, as part of the Breaking2 Project. But everything started… Read more »

THE ORIGINS OF THE MARATHON IN MEXICO

Juan Ruiz, Gustavo Ramírez & Juan Medrano, first three positions in the first marathon in Mexico on November 27, 1910 (El Tiempo Ilustrado, nº 49, December 4 1910) Athletic competitions… Read more »