100 miles in one month

Perseverance. Dedication. Focus. Strength. Spirit. Goals. Commitment. This sucks. Triumph. These are just a few words and phrases that randomly raced through my head while logging my mileage for August 2014. This month, as of today, August 28, I ran 103.26 miles. The Birdtown Run 100 challenge was proposed by Kris Murphy in June. And…

Unbreakable Spirit

“I like your spirit, kid.” Said the doctor at the University of Minnesota’s Sports Medicine Institute. He had just told me that I should quit running. My response was no, I just started running. I had been toying with the idea of running since the spring of 2006. I would walk for an hour and…