Former 2:24 marathoner, now pushing 50 and reduced to a pitiable spastic shuffle • Magazine writer, book editor and author, and commentator on distance running since 1999; mostly a crank since approximately 2016 and possibly long before • Coach and adviser of less pessimistic perambulators • Dobie-mix owner 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.