Those looking for a ‘pure’ running book will find it in Jock: a memoir of the counterculture. With Robert Coe’s careful eye, you get a stunningly detailed look into the life of a competitive collegiate runner during one of the most tumultuous phases that the United States has endured. However, those looking for only a […]
Something that disturbs me every year is watching the 1B/2B girls lining up to race and seeing how few toe the line. To put it in perspective, 73 girls ran this year. The boys field saw 141 racers. This doesn’t represent an anomaly – the same thing happens every single year. The numbers over the […]
Taking a diversion from running today and visiting on the work side of my life. For those who don’t know, I’m a home inspector, the guy who squirms his way through a crawlspace and clambers through attics to get you good information on that dream home you’re eyeing. It’s a very cool job. I get […]
Sights from the trail . . . An easy six on trails today. Perfect weather with temps in the high 40’s and nary a soul in sight.
Couple of fun stories, non-running related, from the State meet this weekend. The first happened Sunday while waiting for some awards, in this case, the top eight finishers in the 1B/2B Girls Division. A woman beside my wife and I commented that Asotin always has the cool shirts. (We do!) That sparked a conversation. I’m […]
Well, shoot. The Asotin men, having run well all season, had a down day. Telling them it happens doesn’t help, I know. Telling them they’ll be back might. Probably the most disappointed Panther is team leader Thomas Weakland. A young man who always aims high, his fifteenth place finish was far removed from the fifth […]