With the 2012 Kentucky Derby this weekend, it seems appropriate to lead today's links with this video of Alex Solis, a jockey who has been a runner his whole life, and even used it to help rehab form a terrifying riding injury.
Hit the jump for some Internet hyperlinks about running, including information about the B.A.A. 10k and a tweet from Ryan Hall we can probably all relate to.
Registration for the second annual B.A.A. 10K opens on Wednesday, May 2 -- TODAY! -- at 10:00 a.m. ET -- Here's your link to get to the registration page. The race is June 24, and takes runners through the Back Bay section of Boston.
In an attempt to become the first person to run the circumference of Lake Michigan, the world's sixth largest lake, Steve Cannon of Clive, Iowa, will embark from Chicago's Navy Pier at 9 a.m., Sunday, May 27 in what will amount to the equivalent of 40 marathons in 40 days ... a journey of 1,037 miles through four states.
He is aiming to raise $250,000 on behalf of the Lance Armstrong Foundation.
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Crawlin Crab Half Marathon -- Hey, it's a new half marathon (and 5k) in Hampton, Virginia!
And let's end things with a tweet:
You know you've run 22 miles when you try and pay for your coffee with your hotel room key— Ryan Hall (@ryanhall3) May 1, 2012