To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. (Read 635 times)

Eternal Rookie

    Pre would have been 61 today

    Fast is better than long

      Pre would have been 61 today





      Still the most inspirational runner to me. He never wondered if he went out too fast Wink

      2017 Goals: Give up goals; they're stoopid


      Give a man a fire and he'll be warm the rest of the night;
      Set a man afire and he'll be warm the rest of his life.

      What in the Jehu?

      Interval Junkie --Nobby

        It's funny that both movies portrayed him as basically an arrogant jerk.  Maybe true.  Never met the guy.  Certainly was refreshing to see him run, though.


        "Ultramarathon Man" features a H.S. gym coach who gives the author the following advice for running the big meet's mile: "Go out fast, and just keep running."  Then, after winning, the coach asks him, "How was it?"  The author replies, "Felt pretty good," while buckled over sucking air.  The coach replies, "Then you did it wrong. It's supposed to hurt like hell."  Reminded me of Pre.

        2016 Goals: Lose the 10lbs I gained for not having goals

          Pre would have been 61 today


          Wow- he'd still be out there running like a demon. Stoped by his memorial last May.