29 Aug '17, 12pm

A Few Thoughts on Tragedy and Loss:

A Few Thoughts on Tragedy and Loss:

One of David’s best memory was one of my worst. We lined up for a mile at Cal, David’s home track. As we lined up, it was a unique race. There were only 7 of us in that field; 6Cal runners donning blue, with a single red and white jersey of Houston sandwiched in the middle. I darted out front to position myself right on the rabbit, like the anxious to prove himself runner that I was at the time. David bided his time in around 5th place. For the next 1,000 meters, the race remained the same, as we clicked off splits right on the verge of sub 4-mile pace. As we made it to within 600 meters of the finish, David made a strong move past me, and shortly after, my airways literally ceased up and I was left on the side of the track gasping for air. David powered into the lead on the last lap, pulling away from the rest of the field and stopping the clock at 3 minutes and 58 second...

Full article: http://www.scienceofrunning.com/2017/08/flooding.html

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