Tag: 70s running

  • 70s Hero: Ron Hill

    Some lessons learned from the runners of the 1970s stick with us today. Perhaps the two  most important are: 1. You need to get in the mileage. 2. Short shorts are most comfortable. Nobody epitomized getting in the miles more than Ron Hill. Hill won the Boston Marathon in 1970 in 2:10:30 and the Commonwealth […]

  • 70s Hero Bill Rodgers

    A couple of weeks ago, a friend forward me the outrageous and funny weightlifting site 70sbig (warning – sexism abounds on this site). The site is basically an ode to getting really big to be able to lift heavier weights. It’s funny, and I love the motif of 70s weightlifters. Anyway, 70s big got me […]