Lighthouse 100 Recap, Part 2: The Long Night of the Sole

When last we left off, I had resumed my attempt to complete the Lighthouse 100 at mile 65 after coming within minutes of dropping out. A wonderful lady named Laura, crewing for another runner, had helped me recover enough to continue and said she'd see me again in 2.5 miles... I made it the two …

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Lighthouse 100 Recap, Part 1

I ran the first-ever Lighthouse 100 race last weekend. This is not really a race review, but a series of vignettes about my experience. I'll give my thoughts on the course and race organization in Part 2. Hope you enjoy! I sprawled in the driver’s seat of a stranger’s car, air conditioning blowing on my …

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Saved by a Lighthouse and a Dirty German

When one door closes another door opens... Alexander Graham Bell is given the credit for this piece of wisdom, though it sounds so universal I have to believe it's actually far older. For sure I would've thought it went back to Buddha, or Plato, or Moses, or the like. I've given this advice to my …

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