Adam Goucher, Lloyd Young

As Olympians Kara and Adam Goucher await the arrival of their first child Sept. 29 in Portland, Ore., Adam is considering what may be left in his professional running career.

Writer Doug Binder of the Oregonian has an update on Adam and his battle with injuries here in TrackFocus.

Also legendary Minnesota runner and poet Lloyd Young of Pine City, known for his longevity, died Tuesday at age 87 and services were held Thursday. In this decade he was in Duluth to run Grandma’s Marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half-Marathon and the Park Point 5-Miler. Down the Backstretch has a profile of Young here.

And the St. Paul Pioneer Press has an obituary here.