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Running & Playing

Patrick Reed and Luis Escobar after the SLO Marathon 2013 Running & Playing by Patrick Reed How fitting that Dr. George Sheehan’s fifth chapter in Running & Being* is entitled Playing. After all,… Continue reading

Day #58: The Problem of Pain

To keep from decaying, to be a winner, the athlete must accept pain–not only accept it, but look for it, live with it, learn not to fear it.” ~George Sheehan Do you run… Continue reading

Day #13: “I wanna quit!”

It’s run through all of our heads: “I can’t run another step. I cannot get up with my alarm and hit the roads during the only opening in my schedule today. I cannot… Continue reading

Day #6: To Run is Enough

“For every runner who tours the world running marathons, there are thousands who run to hear the leaves and listen to the rain,¬†and look to the day when it is suddenly as easy… Continue reading