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Off The Grid

Sitting in an open-aired dining hall in Ruaha National Park, it felt like I was in a dream.  We were off the grid in Tanzania, Africa with no Internet, no cell service and the ride to the nearest town was…

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My country did not send me to start the race...

It was the Summer Olympics of 1968 hosted in Mexico City. Tanzanian Olympic runner John Akhwari was struggling to keep up with his competitors; he was not trained to run at this altitude and it was beginning to show. Around…

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It's never actually been about me this entire time.

It’s late Thursday night and I’m wide awake. Actually, it’s so late Thursday night that technically it’s Friday morning, and here I am writing this post. I’m officially in preparation mode with our travels soon approaching in three days. 

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