Running with Henry

Last month I came home from a morning run to the shocking news that Henry, the 18-year-old son of my college friend Nathan and his wife, Sarah, had died the morning before in a car accident. Henry was a freshman at Bowdoin College—where his dad and I had met decades …

Getting Over Giving Up

The preemptive exit from a race. Nothing is more demoralizing than having to make the decision to miss a race due to injury, a breakdown in training, or an unexpected life event. It happened to me this past spring—our beloved yellow lab passed away about a week and a half …