22 Jun '12, 11am

AJW's letter to all of this year's @WSER100 runners. #WS100

Next, be sure to spend a minute or two over the weekend thanking the people who make this thing happen; when Stan gives you the bracelet at check-in, thank him; when Joe takes your pre-race mug shot, thank him; when Deb takes your blood pressure, thank her; when Dr. Lind fires the starting gun, thank him; when those volunteers at the Escarpment top off your bottles, thank them; when the Aid Station crews at Dusty Corners, Last Chance, Devil’s Thumb and Michigan Bluff ask you how you’re doing, tell them you are doing fine, and thank them. When you roll into Foresthill with your game face on, thank the volunteers there, as well, and then get the heck out of there. When you get to the River, thank the guy/gal who holds your hand when you’re walking down to the crossing point and do the same to the person on the other side who holds your hand when you climb up the sandy embank...

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2012/06/a-letter-to-the-western-st...

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