Life

Frequent Failure

Last week on the trainer I watched The Barkley Marathons Documentary on Netflix (side note, if you haven’t watched it, you should).  Lazarus Lake, the founder and race director of The Barkley Marathon made a comment that really stuck with me — “You can’t really accomplish anything without the possibility of Read more…

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Introducing Owen Otter

When Ryan posted a picture of the ring he bought me, I received a lot of comments and messages about how happy we looked together.  I wasn’t (and still am not) sure about how to reply to all those lovely comments and messages.  Ryan and I are indeed incredibly happy with each Read more…

By Kelly Burns Gallagher, ago
Race Report

Ragnar Cape Cod

I am super competitive.  Problematically competitive.  The past year or so has been hard on me, surgery – bad crash – more surgery.  Despite running the Baystate Half Marathon last October and doing Florida in November (I’m thinking the best description is that I was a “completitor”), I haven’t had Read more…

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And the ESPY goes to . . .

I’m going through a bit a an American Civil War period in my intellectual life and I was recently struck by a Frederick Douglas quote.  On his death bed Douglas was asked by a young activist what advice would he give to the young activist.  Douglass’ response was “Agitate.  Agitate. Read more…