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Mourning My Father With Ultra-Long-Distance Running

A million steps along a crooked path led me here

AA funny thing happens after you’ve been running long distances for a while. You begin to lose perspective. It happens so gradually that you barely notice, until the day when 12 miles seems like a “short” run. When a couple thousand vertical feet of gradual uphill running spread over 15 miles is…

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katie arnold

Contributing editor + “Raising Rippers” columnist @outsidemagazine. Ultra runner & 2018 Leadville 100 champion. Author of Running Home: A Memoir.