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Three 4 Letter Words + My New Gu Recipe

"Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped-turned upside down. And I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there, I'll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel-Air learned from a very bad run."

This is the story about my long run that became not as long and all the brilliant lessons learned on the way. These lessons are outlined in the 4 Letter words.

1. HEAT. This means over 87F with the sun blazing on me and heat radiating on the asphalt (Yes, asphalt, which I ran on to connect trails. It's a hard black surface and it feels like a hammer to your knee caps after running on soft dirt for more than an hour). HEAT makes your tummy churn and makes those thoughts of 200M runs fly out the window while you chug water. Some people like the heat. For others it turns them into glossy-skinned cry babies out to find the nearest creek. I'm the latter. I also sweat more than those weirdos at the gym in sweats on the stair master and a pool of sw…