>Racing>Cool Article on the 1984 OT Marathon
"If you have the fire, run..." -John Climacus
That is a good article. Here's an interesting thread from letsrun on the difference between running culture then and now.
The Logic of Long Distance
Well at least someone here is making relevance to the subject.
Me too. Thanks!
"I want you to pray as if everything depends on it, but I want you to prepare yourself as if everything depends on you."
-- Dick LeBeau
Prince of Fatness
Thanks for posting!
finnegan begin again
Great story. Then as now, I am awed by the commitment by these athletes. Few will reap significant financial rewards or recognition. Most have deferred their future careers and relationships. Yet despite the struggle there will be a few hundred men and women lining up Saturday to push their limits. Maybe we will see some surprises.
"... the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value..." Thomas Paine Dec 23, 1776 The Crisis
Adversity is the first path to truth. Lord Byron
"No one plans to fail…..they fail to plan" Skinny Pete
Feeling the growl again
Articles like this keep me warm on a cold winter night.
"If you want to be a bad a$s, then do what a bad a$s does. There's your pep talk for today. Go Run." -- Slo_Hand
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