Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912 – 2012

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This morning, I got up at 4am to be awake and ready for Jubilee Marathon Stockholm registration. It had been announced that there were only 8,000 runners allowed in the race and over 13,000 people had shown interests in registering for the event. I did not think all 8,000 slots would be filled on the ...

How to Pick a Marathon

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According to Running USA's Annual Marathon Report, there were more than 625 marathons in US and an estimated 507,000 runners finished those marathons in 2010. I have not yet seen numbers that include international marathons and finishers, those numbers must be huge. So, the question is: How would people choose a race when there are ...

32nd Annual Pride Run 10K

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Pride Run is a local race that is hosted by San Francisco Front Runners, of which I am a member. This year was its 32nd Pride Run and many happy people came to run, volunteer and watch the race. I saw some folks from New York Front Runners, who looked very happy about the news ...

Boston marathon stats

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When I was looking at Boston marathon results, I thought it might be interesting if I sliced and diced the results a bit and saw how I did. I wish BAA provided raw data, so I could do more analysis. Anyhow, with available data and given search functionality, I was able to make something out ...