“I love that I can wear them when I am running, coaching or out to brunch after a lunch run.”
Runner Patrick Cooper phoned his brother as the animal chased him.
One obstacle runners will stumble upon is the unexpected DNF (did not finish). I have completed 13 ultras. I have had 4 DNFs. Each has taught me about humility, picking myself up and dusting myself off, persevering and plotting my next ultra. A DNF is not failure.
Three Utah trail running veterans recently invited me on a life-changing adventure: a 20-mile run/hike through Utah's Buckskin Gulch, the longest and most narrow slot canyon in the world, followed by a 15-mile hike through the lesser known Bull Valley Canyon.
Heading to the Big Apple? Sure, there are the must-see for any tourist, from The Empire State Building and The Statue of Liberty to the Museum of Modern Art and Central Park.
As the fall cross country and marathon season is quickly approaching, runners from all across the nation are trying to build the foundation that will take them to new personal records and successes.
I wish that I could say that becoming an ultrarunner came with some poetic philosophical realization, and I'm sure there's a lesson to be found somewhere. But, I'm not going to dig for it. I'm just going to take a deep breath, and keep on putting one foot in front of the other.
Videographer Celin Serbo filmed, edited, and wrote the music for "Spring Trail Run," a video short that perfectly captures