30 Jul '15, 12am

After struggling with drug addiction, Minnesota's John Storkamp found meaning through running ht…

After struggling with drug addiction, Minnesota's John Storkamp found meaning through running ht…

John Storkamp has battled addiction, finished some of the toughest races on the planet and received accolades as a race director. But he really excels at making those around him better. After struggling with drug addiction as a teen, Minnesota's John Storkamp has found meaning through trail running and race directing. Photo by T.C. Worley John Storkamp is nothing special. According to him, anyway. “It’s easy to make this shit sound cute,” he says. It’s a tacit warning: don’t make this yet another story about an addict who finds salvation through ultrarunning. There are too many of those. They don’t paint the whole picture. When Storkamp started running in the mid-1990s, he noticed a lot of addicts and alcoholics gravitated toward marathons; when he started training for ultras in 2003, he noticed that trend even more. Hardly anyone talked about it, though. “Now, it seems li...

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