A complete lack of direction and no mountains to the west result in longer than anticipated runs.

Bighorn Mountains from near Park Reservoir. Photo by author.

Learn the difference between running wisdom and running knowledge.

Let wisdom rise over your knowledge. Photo by Andre Benz on Unsplash

I continued to read and gain more knowledge.

Everybody is looking for a place to belong after a long year of lock-downs and social distancing.

There’s always a reward at the end of the long run. Photo by Timothy Chan on Unsplash

Many started running because they gained…

Running fast is one thing, but running for improved mental health may be more important.

Pass Creek Road at sunrise, Sheridan County Wyoming. Photo by author.

Other mountains are more majestic, but these mountains beg you to come run.

The Bighorn Mountains, heaven’s playground for runners. Photo by Tali Despins on Unsplash

Some will sprint across the line, some crawl and some pause to appreciate the finish.

Go for the finish line. Photo by Joshua Hoehne on Unsplash

When you begin listening to your foot strike, a story will unfold.

The story your foot strike can tell you. Photo by Arek Adeoye on Unsplash

It takes more planning and patience, but pays off on the long run.

Typical mountain trail. Photo by Sophie Camille Rey on Unsplash

Plenty of articles are being written about the April bonus and the joy of receiving.

Keep on writing. Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

You runners think you’re hot stuff, but you’d be nothing without us.

Getting ready to do what we do best. Photo by Malik Skysgaard on Unsplash

An Ultra Life

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