As I head to the USATF Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, 11/30-12/3 and NXN (12/3), I found several stories that make sense for you to check out, so here are the links and my comments:
How do you become the World's Best? Mo Farah on Channel 4.
Face it, Mo Farah, after his gold at the 5,000m and silver at 10,000m in Daegu has risen to the very top of the distance food chain, here is a good piece on his attention to detail:
adidas to produce shoe in India that will sell for $1
adidas is focusing on the largest market in the world. This writer quotes adidas management on a shoe that will sell for $1 in India's many small regional areas. Fascinating.
Nike 2011 NXN Champs, December 3, 2011
Here is the official site for the NXN in 2011, run by our friends at Runnerspace.com: We encourage you to check it out, as they have tons of video, results and great photos! RBR will see you there and be twittering the event live!
NXN Official site
FootLocker Nationals, December 10, 2011
The oldest champs in high school sports, the FootLocker XC is in its 33rd year. Check out the Footlocker XC site for all of the regional action and updates. RBR will be covering that event live as well, see you there!
FootLocker Cross Country Official Site