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Out There: Internet Fame and a Ruptured Achilles

By Susan Lacke / June 15, 2016

Depending on who you ask, Shelby Erdahl is either a badass or an idiot. You may not know her name, but you probably saw her viral video recently: a college hurdler persevering through the agony of a ruptured Achilles tendon to finish the race of her life. At various times, she screamed in pain. Other […]

Out There: 26.2 Life Lessons From the Marathon

By Susan Lacke / April 22, 2016

Every time I run a marathon, two things cross my mind: 1) Marathons are stupid. Why do I keep doing this to myself? 2) Marathons are amazing. Why don’t I do this more often? I alternate between those two sentiments over the course of 26.2 miles, and one usually wins out by the finish line. […]

Out There: The Music That Sticks With Us

By Susan Lacke / March 31, 2016

Why do certain songs get stuck in our head when we run? I don’t listen to music when I run. Instead, I use my workouts as a time to be in my own head without distraction. I think about what I’m going to write in this column, solve problems that have nagged at me for […]

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