Wednesday, October 1, 2008


in my running group, i noticed everyone is running toward something: 1st place, completing a marathon, winning the Montana Cup, finishing an Ironman.

whatever happened to running away from something.

a chance to escape from the reality of the moment, and free the mind of static and clutter.

when i hurt my knee 5 weeks ago, members of the running club were sad i could not compete. if they only knew that running has never been a race, but a flight from the worries of today in hopes for a better tomorrow.

even if success comes along the way, i turn the final corner and head for home.

realism is near.

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