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Old 04-24-2021, 19:15   #1
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Big Dog’s Backyard Ultra

There’s an old Stephen King novel written under his Bachman pseudonym called The Long Walk.
My teammates and I used to taunt each other with lines from the book during long training runs.

Never thought somebody would actually propose this sort of thing as an actual sporting event.

Waiting for the perfect moment is a fruitless endeavor.
Make a decision, and then make it the right one through your actions.
"Whoever watches the wind will not plant; whoever looks at the clouds will not reap." -Ecclesiastes 11:4 (NIV)
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Old 04-25-2021, 04:02   #2
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Interesting, thanks!
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Old 05-14-2021, 12:10   #3
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One of my favorites and thought of often on a Long Walk.
A great pleasure in life is doing what others say you can't. - Recent fortune cookie
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