With one week left until we launch, things still don’t feel fully prepared. There has been no procrastination but, there have been plenty of setbacks. Around every corner some problem has lurked. I’m reminded of the difficulties I faced when I conquered my run across America. I swore then that I wouldn’t put myself through such strain again. The thing is, I’m good at forgetting pain and hardship. Those things are just temporary. What stays with me are the memories and the friendships formed.
I have been blessed to meet kind and generous individuals over the course of my travels; people like the ultra running pastor Greg from New Mexico, Trace a cross country runner in Indiana, Frank Dickerson the mayor that let me camp out in the park, and Big Burly Roy Pribble the sensitive gia...Read More