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Running Cadence, Beginners, and Shin Splints

weekly running newsletter

Welcome to this week’s newsletter, let’s jump right into the articles and information.

Articles of the Week

News of the Week

Last Sunday morning in Valencia, Spain, Kenyan runner Kibiwott Kandie (watch the video below) smashed the half-marathon world record, becoming the first person to break 58 minutes. Kandie ran 57:32, breaking Geoffrey Kamworor’s previous record, which he set in 2019, by 29 seconds.

Something that caught my eye was his running shoes. Running in Adidas instead of the famous Nike’s Alphafly. That just continues to prove our theory that shoes are more a gimmick than a real strategy to improve our times.

Running Book of the Month

Epic Runs of the World – by Lonely Planet

I just got this book as a Christmas present and it is amazing. With all the pandemic and canceled races, it has been a great source of motivation to look into future amazing runs.

Because it is not only about races, there are epic runs you can do on your own following the book as a guide. How about a climb into the foothills of Nepal, an ultra-trail in Australia, or an epic Park Run in Portland?

Get the Hardcover here, it’s a fantastic coffee table book.

Happy running and see you next WEEK

Diego Alcubierre, a passionate runner and coach, started his journey at 26 with a 10k time of 1:06:23 and has since slashed 30 minutes off his personal record. With five running and coaching certifications, Diego is committed to sharing his expertise and proven strategies to help runners of all levels enhance their performance, stay motivated, and enjoy the journey of running. At Bannister, he simplifies complex training concepts, empowering you to achieve your running goals.