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Consolation Prize

Back when I was a budding trail-runner, races were the main goal and highlight of each season.  I ran my first race, my first marathon, my first ultra, and my first 50 miler with obsessive anticipation.  The shininess has worn … Continue reading

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Taking it up a Notch

“Bless me father, for I have sinned.  It has been almost year since my last rock climb…” “Hold it right there, my son!  I think I see your problem.  Nothing to worry about.  Go forth, rope up, climb on, and … Continue reading

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