An Inside Joke
Photo by Ben St. Lawrence. Round Valley, CA. Guetapens: pronounced: (get’a paw) definition: ambush, snare or trap. Last Tuesday morning, I heard the word guetapens for the first time. Like many, I learned of this word after seeing a 14 year old girl from San Diego spell it correctly to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. That same morning, I drove down to Bishop, CA with Pat...
Mammoth Lakes Training
I’ve been training in Mammoth Lakes, CA for the last 3 weeks. Joining me at 7700ft has been @cjbirmingham, @bennysaint and @PatrickGSmyth. We’ve been getting in some great training, having a few laughs and generally enjoying all that Mammoth has to offer in the summer. Lately, my training has been coming along very nicely. My weekly volume has been down slightly, but I’ve been...
#1 Negative Letsrun.com Guy “Maybe you should train harder instead of blogging all the time, Africans don’t blog.” #2 Family Member “You came in 15th at the New York City Marathon? That’s great!” (even though it’s not) #3 Intense High School Coach “When you say 1 minute rest, is that jogging or standing?” #4 Laid Back High School Coach “So, do you get to do any...