As a few of you know, I have had the pleasure of becoming acquaintances with Dick Beardsley over the past few years. In fact,he did write the introduction for my book coming out soon. Nevertheless, I still can't get over emails that pop into my inbox like this one:
I was checking out Marathonguide.com and look what I found!
Little Grand Canyon Marathon - Sep 13 - Price, UT
Dane Rauschenberg, 32 of Arlington VA, the winner of the 2006 Drake Well Marathon, won the 2008 Little Grand Canyon Marathon in 3:05:28.
CONGRATULATIONS!!! That's pretty cool that you outright won a marathon! That has to get you pumped up!
Take care and have a great day!
Dick Beardsley Foundation
Breaking Through Chemical Dependency
I still have to do double-takes and think: "Wait. Did Dick Beardsley just write to me?"
Big smiles for me today.