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WORLD OF RUNNING
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2020
- Men’s race
- Amdework Walelegn from Ethiopia won in a time of 58:53,
- but only by ONE SECOND to Andamlak Behlihu in 58:54
- and THIRD only TWO SECONDS behind 2nd place Stephen Kissa.
- 8 men under an hour
- Avinash Sable – first indian to cross the line running a 4 minute personal best , 1:00:30. This is a NATIONAL RECORD by 3:46 secs
- Women’s race
- Yalemzerf Yehualaw of Ethiopia 1:04:46 (missed WR by 15sec) → 2nd fastest all-time
- Ruth Chepngetich 1:05:06
- Ababel Yeshaneh 1:05:21
- Lost Brigid Kosgei at 23 minutes
Up Dawg 10 Miler
- Keira D’Amato is the new American Record Holder of the Women’s-Only 10 Mile in a speedy time of 51:23
- Washington City Paper Headline, “Amateur Runner Keira D’Amato Is Now an American Record Holder.”
- Keira ran 5:09 pace for her record
- Listen to our episode with Keira, Unfinished Business.
Phantasm Event Attempt (source)
- 24hour track run on Nov 25
- Attempt to be made by Kilian Jornet
- Dropped at 11 hours due to dizziness
MAIN TOPIC: How does running influence mental health?
Many of can attest to the personal influence running has on our mental health. We’ve brought on mental health advocate and ultra runner Carol Seppilu to the A to Z Running Podcast to share her powerful story as a survivor of an attempted suicide. We also include some finding from studies about mental health as it relates to running.
Sources from the articles and studies we reference:
Johns Hopkins Medicine: Misconceptions about endorphins
Motivations for Mass events: The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (published Oct, 2018)
About our guest: Carol Seppilu
Carol Seppilu is going to share her story about how she was given a second chance at life.
Some years ago, she attempted suicide, resulting in significant damage to her face and airway.
Now she runs ultramarathons, enduring unimaginable struggles as she strives to let her story inspire and encourage others in their battles with mental health.
Follow Carol on Instagram: @nasqaq
The post of Carol’s that we recited at the end:
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