Category Archives: Friends & Family

A Tribute to Michael Popov (1978 – 2012)

Michael and I first met after he invited me to a 50K put on by Pacific Coast Trail Runs about a year ago: “Come run our race and do a book signing! You are welcome, and we’d love to have you at … Continue reading

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Posted in Death Valley National Park circumnavigation July 2012, Friends & Family | 15 Comments

Remembering Micah True (1954 – 2012)

Micah and I met back in the mid 1980s at one of the Colorado ultramarathons. With his no-frills attitude about running and his cool name, he caught my attention right away. Both reminded me of the old T.V. western “The … Continue reading

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Posted in Friends & Family, Running | 11 Comments

What if your man wants to do something “crazy”?

You can imagine that being married to someone like me requires a strength of its own, a special brand of emotional endurance. Heather not only puts up with my craziness but embraces it as an essential part of me. Continue reading

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Posted in Book, Running on Empty (2011), Friends & Family, Training & Tips | 16 Comments