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In Harold Mitchell’ weekly tongue and cheek column over the Easter Weekend on the comparison between diet, exercise and the upcoming election circus he says “ 1,477 more words


Keeping People in the Dark

You should never ever tell someone how good they are. They will stop trying to reach new heights. Once a person realizes they are on the top, they will stop trying as hard. 402 more words


Streak Running: No Need To Fear

Meet Jon Sutherland:

This guy is my hero. He has the longest current running streak in America. As of February 25, 2016, the United States Running Streak Association reports the length of Sutherland’s running streak as 17077 days (46.75 years). 1,792 more words


Moniker Mischance

So one of the books I’m currently reading is Dean Karnazes’s autobiography, Ultramarathon Man. Karnazes is, as the title suggests, a well-known athlete in a particular field (or at least he was at one time … I don’t really follow the charts) in that particular sport (an ultramarathon is in practice any race longer than a 26.2 mile marathon, though the real events are the fifty-milers and hundred-milers). 194 more words


Team Tassy: A Hillygoat in Haiti

When The North Face approached me with an expedition idea in Haiti, I jumped at the opportunity. They are partnering with Team Tassy, an incredible organization changing lives in the Haitian community. 352 more words

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Ultra Dave's Ultra Diary - Christmas

When I was running across the country, I was doing 40 or 50 miles a day in sleeting snow with zero visibility for five or six days in a row. 1,199 more words

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