Yooper Humor

My trip back from the Minnesota Voyageur ultra took me through Michigan's Upper Peninsula, a drive I haven't made in quite some time. All I remember from my previous trip was a lot of trees and not much else along US-2. My drive from the Duluth area to St. Ignace, then over the Mackinac Bridge …

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Spectators: Well-Intentioned Lies, and Positive Signs

DEAR RACE SPECTATORS: You're wonderful. Really, you are. But please be careful what you say. One of the things I enjoy about running races are the people who come out to watch us and cheer us on. I've written before about how encouraging runners are to each other, particularly with ultramarathons, but the folks who …

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