Hungry For The Hills

“If you don’t think you were born to run, you’re not only denying history. You’re denying who you are.” — Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run The aches and pains from racing are still fresh. A few new ones even popped up. Just a week removed from the Fargo Marathon, I found myself running…
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A Race For Redemption

“You have to wonder at times what you’re doing out there. Over the years, I’ve given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.” — Steve Prefontaine There’s as many reasons to run as the 12,000 people…
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The Wind And Road Ahead

“And I’m also saying that win, lose, or draw, just being involved in such an undertaking was itself ennobling. It was an uplifting enterprise that we all intuitively understood to be such, and I know know that almost incidentally the spiritual force of our effort created a slipstream that drew all else in our lives…
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The Best Gift

“His toughness came from some secret place inside of him. He simply knew he was tougher than anyone alive.” — Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It Canopy tents, draped in team colors, stood everywhere. There were signs, neatly colored, posted inside and out, offering up words of encouragement for the schools and their runners…
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