The Hook

“To us, it’s almost the whole thing. Racing is just this little, tiny ritual we go through after everything else has been done. It’s a hood ornament.” — Bruce Denton on training in “Again to Carthage” Outside the time spent running, which necessarily forced me outdoors Saturday morning for a long run in a minus-22…
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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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