Monthly Archives: June 2015

Momentum: 100 miles in the Bighorn Mountains and Other Places

It grinds on, but I’ve lost all sense of time and pace and effort. I’m so far gone that the idea of stopping seems exotic, anathema. Kate is right there at my elbow, matching me stride for stride, just as she’s always been, just as she’ll always be. I’ve lost track of when I last drank, or ate, or peed. It doesn’t matter. I don’t need anything. I run. That’s what I’ve always done, that’s what I’ll always do. I have momentum. Continue reading

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Bighorn, the short-attention-span version

It’s going to take a little while to muddle up a coherent enough reaction to Bighorn to post here.  So for those of you following with baited breath (if any), here’s the short short version.  Race went pretty well.  There … Continue reading

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Bighorn Preview, Part Duh.

Am I ready?  I have no idea.  I’ve run a lot in the past eight months; 900 miles just in the first 24 weeks of 2015.  This is about twice the volume I’ve ever done before, even on “big” years. … Continue reading

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Bighorn Preview, Episode I

I don’t normally post race previews. That kind of fanboy nonsense I leave to Bryon Powell and his fine crew at irunfar.com. However, I’m tapering and have some time on my hands and apparently the way I taper is by … Continue reading

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