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Gary Allen, The Millinocket Marathon, and a New World Order for Running

Prelude “We started very organically in the pre-internet era.  It was sometime around 1991.  There were 4 or 5 of us in the car on the highway en route to some race.  That’s when we spotted them on the highway–the crows–and it really made us reflect on their existence.  They were fearless, edgy, and hungry […]

A Brief, Incomplete History of Trail and Mountain Running

Disclaimer:  As I take on the impromptu and unofficial role of trail and mountain running “historian” here, I will be glossing over, or even ignoring, many significant moments in the history and development of the sport in order to highlight facts that are formative for this specific write-up.   Born to Run? Our story precedes […]