View Full Version : Kenyan distance running - inspirational videos

John B
09-11-2009, 14:56
Here are YouTube links to two videos that I particularly like.

"Train Hard, Win Easy" is something of a video montage of Kenyan running that was compiled by Toby Tanser. The video quality is a bit lacking, but it's still great to watch anytime you need a boost:

ChasingKimbia is a long series about Kenyan running. One episode that I particularly like is called "Mountains." It is about a 6 min. segment of a team training in Boulder, CO.

In my opinion, there is a lot that can be drawn from them and applied to distance hiking. Especially their attitude -- they seem to run with joy.

If you'll excuse me now, I'm off to do hill repeats. Slowly, though. Happily but very slowly.

09-11-2009, 15:16

The second video (the opening anyway) takes place in the neighborhood I used to live in and mentioned in a previous thread. I actually know the fence. :)

Have fun your long,slow run. It's the only way I know how to run. ;)

Off to do a camping trip/20 miler(off trail) in a few hours.. Woo hoo!