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On the eve of another birthday, it seems appropriate to talk about routine.  Afterall, there’s nothing more routine than a birthday, consistently appearing on the same day, year after year.  Even after you’re gone, others will routinely remember your day … a Facebook post, a gravesite visit, candle lighting at church, a call to a … Continue reading

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40,000 Miles ... before I go. Call it foolhardy, unmeasurable, ambitious or even dim-witted, but I made the calculated decision to put my mortality in miles rather than years. I'm uninspired to say, I want to live until I'm 80. Heck, I still plan on running at 80. Granted, I won't be running as far or as fast, but I plan on running nevertheless. Now that you've accepted that fact, you want to know how I came to bite off more than I can ... run. Check out "My Road to 40,000," then do your own math and set a lifelong goal that's greater than, well, 80.

Steve Prefontaine

"A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more."

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