Grandmaster 2022: According to Plan (?)

If there’s one guarantee about running an ultramarathon, it’s that the unexpected will happen. It’s just a question of what and when. It’s part of the odd appeal of running for crazy long distances in remote places. Safe, urban cattle-drive marathons? No, thank you. And so I was back in the Arizona desert this weekend …

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Grandmaster Prep, and Yet More Stuff

The Grandmaster 100K is less than a week away, and today I got out and updated the race checklist. Somehow I managed to keep it to a single page. Landscape mode, with four columns, but still a win. (And one more page for my drop bag lists.) Packing for the race means breaking out my …

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West End Girls: A Great (and Humbling) Read

There aren’t too many books I’ve read – and I’ve read a lot of books – that make me put the book down at the end and just say “Wow.” And as you may have already guessed, I’ve just read my latest in that category. I belong to Jericho Writers, an organization for aspiring writers. …

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