A Smaller Bigfoot, and Call for BHAG Ideas

I WUZ THIS CLOSE. All this year I’ve had it in my mind that 2020 was going to feature my first 200-mile race. And I had it picked out: the Bigfoot 200 in August, in Washington State. I’d already started the process; I told my wife and coach, and lined up a tentative crew with …

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Recovery Rewards, and the Spartan Penalty

"Jeff, you look five years younger," Skip said to me as I walked onto the mat at Body Specs. "Your vacation must have agreed with you." It was my first day back from up north, and while I'd done some running and cycling, I'd also made myself get plenty of rest. Sleep does sometimes get shortchanged …

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