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Scott Jurek at Maine’s Mount Katahdin after setting the record for the fastest supported thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.

New Speed Record on the Appalachian Trail

Endurance running legend Scott Jurek, 41, set a new supported thru-hike record of the 2,189.2 mile Appalachian Trail, running from Georgia to Maine. Jurek finished[Read More…]

by July 14, 2015 0 comments Community
Road Trip: Breadbasket

Road Trip: Breadbasket

The last time I was in Kansas, my wife and I witnessed a tornado coming out of the storm clouds and touching down a few miles from our car. We made all efforts to get away as quickly as possible, but the wind was so strong that our car actually slowed down. We were being pulled into the tornado! Miraculously, the wind suddenly died and we lost sight of the tornado in the rain. Seconds later, we emerged into the sunlight and bore witness to the most amazing sunset. The striking dichotomy of that moment still resonates as strongly with me as it did when I first experienced it.

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Fireside