Complex, Uncommon And Unbroken

“Nothing else matters much when you are in the grips of great pain, struggling to somehow persist and continue forging onward against staggering odds. These endeavors would temporarily ruin my body but cleanse my soul.” — Dean Karnazes on running ultramarathons in Road to Sparta It’s been nearly 6 weeks since Grandma’s Marathon, when shortly after…
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The Starting Line

“I don’t rate myself as a fantastic, talented athlete. I just have perseverance. I’m a cart horse. I work hard.” –Colleen DeReuck, four-time Olympian Anyone who has trained for a marathon knows it can be grueling. It can be physically taxing, mentally grueling and emotionally draining. Add in an injury, family commitments and work, and…
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Shock Wave

“Some journeys take you farther from where you come from, but closer to where you belong.” — Ron Franscell An experiment of one, running has become a constant source of self-discovery and enlightenment. It also surprises me how quickly I might forgot important lessons, and the sometimes grueling process of remembering them. Nausea and other…
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