monsters are very real.

for 6 and a half days the hots runners have lived beside the road they have climbed mountains and crossed rivers they have gone without food and water for many long and difficult miles they have been through ferocious thunderstorms blazing heat and freezing cold. they have endured unbearable pain Read more…

god help them.

sorry for the no 0800 report. the lay of the land (and the distribution of runners)  determines my schedule. . and what we had after kimberly durst’s finish last night was about a 30 mile gap to the next runner with the surviving field strung out in close order behind. Read more…

the 4th night on the road begins

the 4th night on the road begins. only 15 runners have passed halfway… . by tomorrow morning check-in the runners are supposed to be at mile 133. past long creek. really, they need to be past the georgia state line. across the chatooga river. preferably well past, because the chatooga Read more…