On Streaking

No, not like that. Like running every day. Like working out at least once every 24 hours. Like racking up consecutive days of training by the weeks, months, and years. <<Content warning: Compulsive exercise and eating disorders>> My streak started freshman year in high school, with a challenge from my track coach: Complete 60 days …

Post-50k

After a weekend like last, I hesitate to wash out the smell of campfire. It mingles with dirt smudges, smidgens of blood, bits of pine needles, salty sweat deposits, tufts of moss, and big drops of Oregon rain. In between trees in the Tillamook State Forest, we ran, crewed, cowbelled, and fire-gazed, out of cell …