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By Christopher McDougall (Knopf, $25)
Need another reason to get excited about the resurgence of American distance running? After struggles with injuries, Kara Goucher, a 30-year-old former NCAA cross-country champ, finished third in the New York City Marathon last November. Her time of 2:25:53 was the fastest debut for an American woman ever. As a follow-up, she's set her sights on the sport's mos
By John Parker Jr. (Scribner, $24)
What are the best exercises for improving my time in the 40-yard-dash?
I looking for a pair of sunglasses to wear while running. I a woman, with a smaller fre and a small face. I like glasses that are half rims and wrap around the sidesbut I don't want them so huge that they cover my whole facewith a light lens that don't distort the true colors. And I'd prefer to not go bankrupt, either I can't believe what I've seen pricewise for a pair of sunglasses. I delusional? Connie Cleveland, OH
Ryan Hall has been touted as the savior of American distance running since 2007. So when's he going to win a race?