From the Back of the Pack
I might always be in the back of the running pack, but I'm addicted to it! When I miss more than a day it affects my energy, attitude, and the rest of life in general! I have had a lot of "character" building runs in the deep snow, extreme nose hair freezing cold, ankle high rain, and gale force winds over the past twenty five years and find some of those days to be the most peaceful rewarding outings of all! I'm one of those runners who is slow and steady, but goes forever and ever without ever getting tired.
August 21, 2008: baton coach?
I'm baffled...both the men and women dropped the baton...sweat? nervousness?
At a high school relay meet once upon a time, we were watching a 'distance medley' event--somebody does a 400, an 800, a 1600.. don't remember if there was a 4th leg. What I do remember is a guy from a team in green, who was in or near the lead, just suddenly losing his grip on the baton and throwing it into the infield. That must have been a drag.