random update

HOTS random update.if you want to renew your faith in humanitydo a journey run..all we ever seem to hear these daysis how polarized the country is.we hear about all the “crazies out there”.on top of thatthe hots runners have spent the last 5 days(and some will spend 5 more)crossing that Read more…

120 hours

HOTS update…. 5 days!.so things will soon be changing on the update front.i am starting this one because the first finisher is expected sometime between now…..and early afternoon..we only know that he was in downtown chattanooga at 0100.how fast is he moving?did he take a break?we do not know..so it Read more…

108 hours

Hots update four and a half days!.i had to wait on this one until everyone had checked in.so much was being decided this 12 hour period!.well, the race isnt exactly decided.because john still has 44 miles to cover.but he made what we call a decisive move today,fairly flying up dunlap Read more…

random update

HOTS random update.carl took care of the regularly scheduled update this morning.as usual we are stocking up what sleep we can before the runners start coming in to the finish.once that starts we lose control over our schedule.most sleep will come in 5 second snatches between when we fall asleep Read more…

96 hours

Well, laz finally hit his first wall of the race… He has slept nearly an hour past check-in time so I guess I’ll have to pick up the pieces and tell you all what happened last night…At the front of the race there wasn’t any shuffling, they all had a Read more…

84 hours

HOTS 3 and a half day update.dont blink.the situation at the hots can change in the blink of an eye….or at least every 12 hours..we have a new leader.bev abbs finally succumbed to her back issuesand a few hours later john clarke was our new leader..and just like that he Read more…

random update

HOTS random update.we are here in a motel just short of the halfway mark.we need to wait a while to get back on the roadas timing the movements of the cover crews can be a little tricky..i saw nicole at the motel breakfast.she looked amazingly fresh and strong.especially considering her Read more…

72 hours

HOTS update after 3 daysbeverly abbs is in trouble.she has passed clarkrangebut after 204 miles her back pain has taken a turn for the worseand she is considering dropping from the race..she is still 8 miles from the bounty of services at the interstate crossing before crossvillewhere she could get Read more…