Category Archives: Run Across U.S., SFO-NYC (2008)

Landmark on Highway 50, So Long

Right after the new year, vandals destroyed something of mine, at least it felt like mine. It really belonged to everyone who’d ever seen it, a bit of Americana along Highway 50 outside Middlegate, NV. I wrote about seeing it during my run across America, how at first I thought it was a hallucination, but then fell into a sense of wonder over its quirky beauty. Continue reading

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Dean Karnazes’ Finish: A Place in History?

Congratulations to Dean Karnazes, who finished his run across America today, completing 2,954 miles along the southern route from Anaheim, California to New York City in 74 days. As one of the “elders” of the ultrarunning community, I want to … Continue reading

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Running Across America: Top 10

People sometimes ask me for my thoughts about whether or not they should attempt running across the United States. (Other times people don’t ask me, but I give my opinion about their chances, anyway.) Now I’ve put together my Top 10 Reasons For and Against Running Across America, so you can decide for yourself. Continue reading

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