When I shake his hand, I do not know he once ran a marathon in Chicago faster than any human had ever run a marathon.
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I launch into my spiel about my dad being overweight and a smoker and qualifying for Boston in one year and how I moved here to try to qualify for Boston myself. He is looking into my eyes, checking my expression. I just keep smiling, warm and open and hoping to have my goal ratified in some way; this is the public debut of my mission, my quest.
Jones turns to talk to someone else.
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Dan quickly pulls aside another man he thinks I should know. He, too, is a skinny guy, short and youthful with wire glasses and wispy blonde hair. I tell him the same thing I just told Steve Jones. I smile.
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See how earnest I am? Carl does not smile back. He looks at Dan Skarda, raises his eyebrows, draws a sip of his beer. And then, same as Steve Jones, he turns away. What do you wonder about Colorado that you'd like us to investigate?
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What Do You Wonder About? It is about using your soles to search your soul—and this wonderful book captures that feeling so well.
Running through these pages with Catriona Menzies-Pike is as rejuvenating as a dash down the trail where your burdens can be, if not left behind, at least carried more easily. This is a book of rebirth, effort, courage, and caring—the qualities few runners expect but the lucky ones find. An educational, entertaining, and soulful journey through the miles. Her twenties were a time of searching—hard drinking, on-and-off relationships, restless travel— anything to avoid confronting the loss at the center of her life. Now in her thirties, Menzies-Pike examines her years of mourning in light of the surprising way she finally found herself able to come to terms: long-distance running.
She holds a PhD in English literature and has taught literary studies to undergraduates since