Running 50 Miles: 6 Lessons in Perseverance

What’s it like to run an Ultra-Marathon, and how do you motivate yourself to finish any great challenge? Today’s post will be a little different.  In 2014, the year I turned 50, I somehow came to the notion that I should celebrate a half-century of life by trying to run 50 miles in one day.  […]

Book Notes: Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes - Christopher McDougall

What kind of person does it take to kidnap a Nazi General? That’s the question that Christopher McDougal asked when he wrote Natural Born Heroes. In an epic but little known story from World War II, Greek resistance fighters on the island of Crete were able to pull off this amazing feat in the capitol […]