In Praise of Streaking

I decided to do the Runner’s World streak this year entirely on a whim. I spotted a tweet about it in my feed on Thanksgiving after I’d already returned from a morning run and thought “why not?” If you think I wasn’t already questioning my logic by the time I returned from …

Unintended Consequences

So tonight I wrote a running friend down in Austin whom I hadn’t heard from in a while. He’d been injured last year but minutes ago I got his email that he’d mended up just fine. Hey, Wes. So good to hear from you. I’m healthy again, if slower. I …

God of Walkers

I haven’t got any special religion. My God is the God of Walkers. If you walk hard enough, you probably don’t need any other God.   —Bruce Chatwin, In Patagonia