PENGUIN NEWS - ARCHIVE
April 12, 2000
ALL NEW WaddleOn.com WEBSITE
We're online! The new, improved WaddleOn.com website has been launched!!
Check it out at: http://www.WaddleOn.com
We're excited and hope you will be too. You'll find material there
for new and renewed athletes and runners, as well as information
about Penguin running and runners. The new design and arrangement
of the site should also make it easier for you to find what you
need! Hope you like it!
REGIONAL PENGUIN EMAIL GROUPS
If you have a regional penguin email group and would like it posted
on the website OR if you're interested in starting a Team Penguin
local running club, write to [email protected]
with details. I'm collecting this information to post on the website.
It may be a bit before I get to it, with CMM coming up, among other
things...but eventually we'll get your group listed on the website.
NEW HOME FOR PENGUIN BRIGADE
The Penguin Brigade listserv will move soon from it's home at MTSU
on the penguin-l server to the WaddleOn.com server. More info on
the date of the change will be posted to the Brigade email group,
along with mail option commands for the new listserv. Stay tuned
for more details.
COUNTRY MUSIC MARATHON
Less than 3 weeks to go! And less than 3 weeks til you'll be hearing
so much country music you may want to run faster than you've ever
run in your life! ;-) The Nashvillie Galloway Team Penguin training
group did their last long run this past Saturday. Let's hope the
weather will be different than the 30 degree wind chill and 25 MPH
head winds we had on Saturday. Of course, we could experience the
opposite extreme on race day. If you're running CMM, drop by our
which you can find on the WaddleOn.com webpage under Virtual Race
Groups, to talk with other runners who are doing CMM.
MENTAL STRATEGIES FOR RACING
Most of us spend hours, if not days and weeks, planning and obsessing
about our physical conditioning and training program for the big
race. But we usually devote a lot less time to thinking about the
mental strategies that could improve our performance on race day.
Take a look at the article "Mind Over Marathon" by Jerry Lynch under
'Marathon Training' on the Runner's World website at www.runnersworld.com.
As Mr. Lynch says, "If you think you can, you can!"
KAREN'S VERY OWN TAPER TECHNIQUES
Rest, hydrate, watch where you step, rest, hydrate, avoid kayaking
or other 'distracting' activities, rest, hydrate, don't try doing
165 squats because you're so stir-crazy from not running, rest,
hydrate, abstain from experimenting with culinary delights like
six layer flourless chocolate fudge torte, rest, hydrate, do not
placate your spouse by cleaning the gutters to make up for all the
time you've spent training, rest, hydrate, try not to be so absentminded
you wear your clothes to work inside out, rest, hydrate, forget
about testing your running legs by sprinting across that intersection
to beat traffic, rest, hydrate....well, you get the picture. REST!
THE PENGUIN'S APPEARANCES
John and Ma Bingham are in London this week, for the London
Marathon on Sunday, April 16. John will be leading the five
hour pace group on Sunday. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, you'll
probably find him at the Runner's World booth in the expo, but don't
look for Ma there. You're more likely to find her at Herrod's!
That's all for now folks. Be careful out there!