This guest post is written by Jeff Kozak, an accomplished ultrarunner who trained and struggled mightily to reach the “Holy Grail of 100s”–the race where it all comes together. This is his bittersweet report of what happened to him while running the mountains between two towns in Southern Oregon.
Archive | September, 2011
Out of the blue, I received an email from a man who reminded me why I’m hosting the Meet, Plan, Go event in one month, and why I care so much about long-term family travel. This is the story of his family–a Romanian family of five living in New York–and how they are leaving everything […]
As I’ve pondered running events and goals, I’ve wondered what makes one event “harder” or “tougher” than another, and is “harder” always “better”? I know I derive pleasure from the challenge that training for races presents—that is, from the thrill of competing with others and with myself to set new PRs. But what kind of […]
In six weeks I’m hosting a big event to extol the virtues of long-term travel and encourage people to think outside the box in terms of their career and life choices. Yet I find myself struggling to walk the talk. Taking a big, meaningful trip again is starting to feel impossible for a number of […]