“Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest. If you’re going to while away the years, it’s far better to live them with clear goals and fully alive then in a fog, and I believe running helps you to do that. Exerting yourself to the fullest within your individual limits: that’s the essence of running, and a metaphor for life — and for me, for writing as whole. “ Haruki Murakami
Chosen for today because, after a month off my (active) feet with what I hope will be the final attack of Gout*, I hope to renew my relationship with the roads and hills of Castlehaven about the time that this blog is published.