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100 Reasons I Can Run 100 Miles: Reason #4

Short & simple today.

Reason #4: Joy

Even when I don't have joy running (slowly slogging up something steep) the latter joy always overrides it (getting to go back down.) Suffering is a part of running too sometimes, but laughing with friends about how miserable awful it is more than counteracts it. In order to feel a level 10 joy, I think you have to know what a 0 is too.

If I could take the time to explain how all consuming, goofy-happy running makes me, I would.  But instead, here's a video. You can just see how happy she is...



So, Bryce has 18,000 vert gain. But what goes up must come down, and those happy times will keep me moving.

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  1. Looks like we should strap a camera onto my mtn bike and shoot you doing the same. I think your smile would be bigger.

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