Turnaround

Yesterday I went out to Chelsea for my assigned tempo run. Being winter in Michigan, it was cold, and I ran the first half uphill into a stiff headwind. It had the makings of a real suck. But the sky was blue and the sun was shining after weeks of miserable gray, and when I …

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Running Transforms a Town: McFarland, USA

There's nothing like a story of overcoming adversity to make you appreciate your own life - and make you re-examine your attitude toward many things. Last night I went to a pre-release screening of McFarland, USA, based on the true story of Jim White, the high school cross-country coach in the town of McFarland, California, …

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