Sometimes, You Get What You Need

Photo: Amy Leedham

This photo was taken last week at the summit of Mammoth Mountain, 11,053 feet above sea level, where oxygen is in short supply and turnover doesn’t come easy. Not exactly what I should have been doing since running fast over flat ground is my stated focus for the summer, but sometimes you’ve just got to say “screw the schedule” and give your soul what it needs—even if your legs aren’t necessarily ready for it.

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