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

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

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

Posted in Book, Running on Empty (2011), Friends & Family, Training & Tips | 17 Comments