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“YOU MUST COMMIT”

Aug

2

2012

“YOU MUST COMMIT”

Eric

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You must commit: “I will not quit!” -Mark Larson, ultrarunning motivational philosopher and thong-wearing 2:50 marathoner Looking to support our efforts to help cancer patients?  CLICK HERE for more information on the Life & Hope Fund and then contribute!  $11,516 of awesomeness raised...

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A LETTER TO MY PACERS

Jul

24

2012

By trying we can easily endure adversity.  Another man’s, I mean. – Mark Twain, writer and wannabe ultrarunner Whoohoo, you are rockin’ the Life & Hope Fund…$10,416 of goodness to help cancer patients and their families so far.  Wanna help? Click HERE to learn more. And...

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AND IT WAS A MISERABLE, MISERABLE DAY

Jul

18

2012

AND IT WAS A MISERABLE, MISERABLE DAY

Eric

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Good judgement comes from experience, experience comes from bad judgement. – Mark Twain a.k.a Samuel Clemens, writer and wannabe ultrarunner $9852 raised to help cancer patients through the amazing people at the Life & Hope Fund.  Want to help? CLICK HERE And on with the blog… We were...

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INTO THE ETHER

Jul

10

2012

I am convinced that there are universal currents of Divine Thought vibrating the ether everywhere and that any who can feel these vibrations is inspired. – Richard Wagner, German Composer and Wannabe Ultramarathoner $7872 raised to help cancer patients through the Life & Hope Fund.  You are...

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50 DAYS TO LEADVILLE: MEET THE INMATES

Jun

29

2012

50 DAYS TO LEADVILLE: MEET THE INMATES

Eric

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I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts. Not ignoring what is good, I am quick to perceive a horror, and could still be social with it—would they let me—since it is but well to be on friendly terms with all the inmates of the place one lodges in. -Herman Melville, Moby Dick What...

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THE GRANDMA’S MARATHON DOUBLE: ALMOST KENYAN

Jun

19

2012

Interested in supporting the Life & Hope Fund in their efforts to help cancer patients and their families?  Click here for more information.  $6722 to date . . . THANK YOU! And on with the blog . . . Successfully completed the 52.4 mile Grandma’s Marathon Double on June 16, 2012 in under...

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52.4 MILES WITH GRANDMA

Jun

14

2012

Interested in learning more about the Life & Hope Fund and their efforts to help cancer patients and their families?  Click here . . . and THANK YOU! And on with the blog… On Saturday morning, June 16, I will be running Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, MN for 13th time.  And the 14th...

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HAPPY TRAILS

Jun

12

2012

HAPPY TRAILS

Eric

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CLICK HERE for more info on how to support the Life & Hope Fund.  And on with the blog… Tami and I have lived in Town & Country, MO for almost 20 years.  It’s a great place to raise a family.  But not always a great place to enjoy the beautiful environs unless you are fully ensconced...

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FLATLANDER FEETNOTES: ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH

Jun

7

2012

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON THE LIFE & HOPE FUND…THANKS!  And on with the blog… They are called “14ers” and they are damn proud of them in Colorado.  As they should be.  53 peaks in total that rise a minimum of 14,000 feet above sea level . . . more than any other state. Quandary...

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50-MILE EPIPHANIES

May

31

2012

This is a follow-up to a previous recounting of my first 50-mile training run in preparation for the Leadville 100 Trail Run in August.  Click here to see So What’s It Like to Run 50 Miles? I am not the first person to run 50 miles in one stretch.  There are many significantly more talented...

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