I'm hesitant to call myself a runner. I only started a few summers ago, and it's something that I would do really intensely for a few months, and then for a few kind of forget about. This school year, however, I've found myself on a pretty steady schedule. I go to the KAC every other day, whether it's for a class or to use the weight room, and it helps me unwind and feel productive. But I never planned on doing anything more serious with it until I got an email about Happy Feet, a new half-marathon training club.
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This weekend the NCAC Conference Championship track meet will be held at Kenyon. It will be my final meet as a varsity athlete. What follows is a transcript of the speech I gave to the team at the final team meeting of the year. This speech would not have been possible without taking Rhetoric in Antiquity with Professor Serfass, certainly the best class I have taken at Kenyon after Epic and History with Professor Levithan. It may be a bit more than 500 words, but each one has been honed for rhetorical perfection.
This is the tale of how I ended up not posting for the entire month of February. It was a bright sunny Thursday, right after my first basketball game where the Kenyon Lords beat Hiram College by 8 points. I was still reeling from the excitement (more like adrenaline rush) of the game and I had the bright idea to do something new on this blog. I figured that everyone was getting tired of reading about my boring – and sometimes almost tragic (Calculus II, why??) – life at Kenyon. So, I decided to interview the Basketball team...
Yesterday I loved baseball. Tomorrow I will love baseball. But today, I do not love baseball.
On Saturday, February 6th 2010 I was supposed to run the 55 m. dash, the 200 m. dash, and the 4x200 m. relay.
Then the snow hit.
Photo courtesy of Alexia Derkasch.