Category Archives: Story Project

Corum Hughes Exploring Running

Corum Hughes has explored many aspects of running across his life and has come to the stage where when I asked him what was the most significant peak of his running he said, “I think I am in my high point.” … Continue reading

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Above All Else, Bob Mueller Enjoys Running

You can find Bob Mueller’s warm smile and joyful demeanor at many BAR runs. Bob’s pure enjoyment of running for running’s sake is the secret behind that glow. “I never was and never have been a competitive runner.” Bob didn’t … Continue reading

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Beer and Running

The relationship between runners and beer can run deep. A friend of mine was asked about beer and running. “Doesn’t drinking beer hurt your running?” His response: “The only problem with drinking beer and running is you might spill some!” … Continue reading

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Frank Zebari Racing on a Whim

I played sports growing up—wrestling, soccer, and baseball—and always ran as a part of these activities. But I never considered myself a runner. It was always a chore, and painful one in that. I’ve had asthma since as far back … Continue reading

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Beau Seegmiller “Running Makes the Best People”

Anyone who has seen Beau Seegmiller arrive at a BAR event with his characteristically joyful smile knows that Beau loves being part of a running community. He joined the BAR six months after moving to the Treasure Valley, and immediately … Continue reading

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Randi Walters’ Journey Through Running

We all run for different reasons. What is interesting for Randi Walters is how the reasons and character of her running has taken on additional aspects through the years. Randi was active in high school. She participated in the team … Continue reading

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Randy Thompson – Becoming a Marathoner

This month, Randy Thompson shares a race report he has written describing how he completed his first marathon. Enjoy! Sunday, Oct 9, 2016, Portland Oregon (d2) The runner staggered slightly as another wave of pain shot through his legs. Off … Continue reading

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Jill Mulder and the Transformative Power of Running

“I was very anti-exercise. I did not believe in it.” That was Jill’s view before taking up running. All her friends were having babies and saying that exercise helps delivery. She said, “No, exercise does not help delivery.” True to … Continue reading

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Rob Hancock Running Boston

“I get it now, this Boston thing,” says Rob Hancock after he finished the Boston Marathon in 2009. “Still the pinnacle running experience” of his life, Rob’s peak race highlights the long journey it takes to master the marathon. He … Continue reading

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Austin Hopkins On the Run

Austin has been running five to six years now. While he started running initially to impress a girl, he has continued on a rich and rewarding journey of learning. Randi, Austin’s wife, took up running first after watching a friend … Continue reading

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