“Two relay teams collided, together forcing each other to explore a terrifying and painful space beyond the threshold of our perceived ability.
Most of modern life is composed of safety and reason within bounds that’ve been certified, ensured, and guaranteed. Someone sets the speed limit, checks the ingredients and builds the bumpers to keep us secure.
Teams battling for every inch over 30 hours is fully beyond the perimeter of safety. No one checked to see if this made any sense at all.
The outcome of Speed Project 4.0 was horrible and wonderful, entirely accidental and completely by design. A collection of strangers assembled from across the globe to destroy themselves together for little more than to see how they would break.
Sometimes the point isn’t to finish unscathed, it’s to sprint together into guaranteed destruction just to discover where you will fail.”
Seen on the run
A quick story printed in Runner’s World Magazine July 2018
“You won’t believe what I saw” - 55 incredible, terrifying, hilarious things we’ve encountered on the run
“It’s a culmination of years of your life into a moment that’s too hard and too long and too much to handle.
Done correctly, years of aspiration, determination, and effort converge into a instant that’s overwhelming and unforgettable.
As marathoners, these are the small handful of diamonds we forge through a lifetime of pressure. The lifestyle is the gift, these finish lines are the reward. This is why we do this. This is why we love this. This is who we are.”
On December 3rd 2017 our team from the Bowerman Track Club put together an amazing team performance at the Cal International Marathon, this is our story,
The 2016 Boston Marathon will always feel like a dream; a surreal day in which I exceeded all expectations. The 2017 Boston Marathon could never be that. It was a journey of stress, heat, doubt and mental demons.