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Closing the Circle at Bighorn

  The Bighorn 100 last year was certainly one of the highlights of my life. It was a huge challenge accepted and achieved, a new emotional and physical range, bragging rights galore, and basically one hell of a life experience. … Continue reading

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My First Ultramarathon

Moab’s Redhot 50k Feb 16, 2008 Someone wise once said, “Anything worth doing, is worth doing to excess and in large groups.” This philosophy has definitely been adopted by the Special Idiots, the local group of adventure-folk recently obsessed by … Continue reading

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Harvard Ain’t So Hard

Sept 3-Sept 4, 2006 Mark and I go way back. Not exactly dawn-of-time back, but he was working at STScI while I was in grad school at JHU. We met at the climbing wall one night and, subsequently, he introduced … Continue reading

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