Weekly Roundup 8.3.12

Yeehaw! We had a great week!

This week’s cowgirl wisdom: “If you’re ridin’ ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it’s still there with ya.” Or in our case, If you’re ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure they don’t catch ya!

This week Ginger explored the merits of running for time and running by feel instead of worrying over stats: Am I The Only One Running Without A GPS?

Rosemary gave us a great guide to some of the next few weeks’ running events at the London Olympics: Who to Watch: Olympic Edition 2012

Paprika showed the way to find that perfect mental state where running comes easily: A Runner’s Guide to Finding Your Flow

Thanks to all you Salty readers who helped Mint figure out which heat to run in, her mile race went great! Her report is a really good read if you’re interested in racing a miler: Race Report: Mint’s Mile!

Clove shamelessly plugged two fantastic fall marathons that happen right in her own backyard: O-H-I-O: Let the Akron and Columbus Marathons Knock Your Compression Socks Off This Fall!

Sassafras interviewed Stephanie Foley, RD of the race to commemorate the tragic death of Sarah Hart: Run with All Your Hart: A Tribute to Slain Runner Sarah Hart

Pepper and Salty worked together on a fantastic interview with pro runner Camille Herron. Runners at every level have something to learn from her! Camille Herron: The Marathon Suits Her

Nutmeg is lucky to have a great support net within her family and friends, and offers tips beginner runners can give their own support net as they transform from couch potato to athlete: Supportive Friends and Family Means Not Running Alone

With all those muscular bodies in the Olympic Athlete’s Village you can believe there’s more than training going on, and Pepper’s got a sexy Friday 5 all about it: 5 Sexy Things about the London Olympics

And Salty Reader Cheryl Kellond (one of the creators of Bia!) won Comment of the Week!  Congratulations, Cheryl!

Cinnamon made Salty Running, takes lots of pictures and drinks lots of coffee. By day she's a camera assistant for films and tv in New York, and by night she's on a quest for zen in the 10k. Her writing is a mix of satirical humor, finding wholeness as an average runner, cheering for runners at all paces and more.

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