Friday, October 12, 2012


Sometimes after a marathon (or any big race for me), I get pretty upset. If I've run badly, it is easy to know why. On good days, people wonder. I can often times pin it on something that has happened or on thinking about my dad, but it's not always the case.

I am reading an article on about Sam Bair III. The article is pretty good and I recommend reading it. It's actually the Quote of the Day on Letsrun today.

Anyway, there is a quote in the article about climbing Mount Everest that should sum things up.

In 1963, Barry Bishop summited Mt. Everest. In a 1964 National Geographic article, he wrote: “What do we do when we finally reach the summit and flop down? We weep. All inhibitions stripped away, we cry like babies. With joy for having scaled the mightiest of mountains; with relief that the long torture of the climb has ended.”

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