Former 2:24 marathoner, now in my late 40s and hoping to maximally flatten the curve of my slide into senescence and mediocrity • Magazine writer, book editor and author, and commentator on the sport of distance running since 1999 • Adviser and confidant of other perambulators • Paradoxical hater of exercise fanatics • Chihuahua whisperer Sentence-fragment impresario

Friday, January 22, 2016

Uncanny recall, slow-moving reptiles and celebrity deaths

I have a perhaps an unusually reliable long-term memory in general, even if I sometimes can't tell you what I ate for dinner two nights ago. But without a doubt my memory for running-related things borders on the supernaturally vivid and accurate. Here's a great example and one that relates to current -- and unfortunate -- events.