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Claiming the Summit Without Reaching the Top

Only 44 people have reached the summit of all 14 of the world’s 26,000-foot peaks, according to the record books. Or, maybe no one has. The difference ...


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Purdue University Honors Sisters Who Persevered

Purdue University recently announced the renaming of two of its residence halls after two extraordinary alumni, Freida and Winifred Parker. In 1946, they ...


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JetBlue Pilots Cancel Flight Due to Exhaustion

Flight delays and cancellations at Reagan National Airport are just about as common as any other airport. So, the cancellation of a JetBlue flight to ...


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Olympic Marathon Runner Took Fifty Years to Finish the Race

Japanese Marathon Runner Shizo Kanakuri competed in the domestic qualifying trials for the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. Kanakuri set a marathon world record ...


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The Long Run Mindset

In a recent issue of Runner's World, Jess Movold shared how she lost her passion to press on:

Tempo runs scare me. Those long, hard, sustained efforts ...

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This Is Why Japanese Children Score Higher on Math Tests

In standardized math tests, Japanese children consistently score higher than their American counterparts. Researchers have found that it has more to do ...


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This One Thing Makes Success Look Easy

It's easy to envy the success of others while ignoring the sacrifices that made it possible. The more effortless something looks, the more effort ...


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Solzhenitsyn Finds Strength to Go On

There's a great story about Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Russian writer who spent years in a Siberian prison. At one point he had become completely ...


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U2 Perseveres and Makes One of Their Best Songs

When U2 were recording their album the Joshua Tree, they spent more time working on the song “Where the Streets Have No Name” than the rest ...


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The Danger of Checkpoint 24

Each year about four dozen athletes gather in Minnesota for the St. Croix 40 Winter Ultra. Runners spend good money to embark on a 40-mile ultra-marathon, ...


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