59 faces

we drove thru the field from the front today. jan drove from the back. we met in the middle and filled a couple of vans with the defeated. . of the 75 who left the giant peach thursday morning 59 runners remained on saturday. , we looked into those faces Read more…

while you slept…

safe and secure in your beds preparing to do whatever run you do today over familiar terrain with assuredness of where you were where you are going and that at the end you will have a way home… . sixty something lonely souls were wandering through the darkness. relying only Read more…

the sun has set again

the sun has set again after a very active day. . for the runners out on the road it is day two that really begins to define their path forward. . up front, it is the path to victory that is being defined. bev and jim really have control over Read more…

the onset of real

for some of the runners things got real by the time we saw them at 20 miles. . for a lot of the runners things got real by the time the sun was setting. . for the majority of the runners things will be real by morning. . for all Read more…

and they are off

and they are off! . it was a festive group of 76 (yes, we lost one more between the bus ride and the start) that gathered at the base of the giant peach. . photos were snapped small talk indulged. lots of nervous laughter bushes were watered and only a Read more…