Category Archives: Running

Cooper Spur

Cooper Spur

While the Cooper Spur summit route is notoriously loose and dangerous, the well established and safe trail to the base of the snowfield is a set of long winding alpine switchbacks culminating in a gorgeous ridge line traverse. Never one to skimp on adding some climbing, I parked at the Cooper Spur Resort and took […]

The Mending Stitch

The Mending Stitch

  In light of the Surgeon General’s recent Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walking Communities, here is a piece I wrote on walkability in US cities.  In sewing one uses a mending stitch to repair tears and holes in clothing.  The stitch pulls together the fabric, closing the void, rendering the cloth once again […]

Why Do I Run?

Why Do I Run?

Onism – n. the frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits only one place at a time, which is like standing in front of the departures screen at an airport, flickering over with strange place names, each representing one more thing you’ll never get to see before you die – and all […]