"Hey, I heard there was going to be a new 24 hour run in the Seattle area during the winter months. Anyone hear about this one?
Your dream has come true. Except it's not in the winter, it's in the summer. And it's not in Seattle, it's in Florida. And it's not 24 hours, it's 200 miles. And it's not a dream, it's a nightmare."
Matt Mahoney on Wickham Park
"All the M.U.'s(Mystic Ultras) can be identified on the track by a single distinguishing feature; their form and pace look exactly the same whether they're running a marathon, or a 100-meter dash. The only way you can tell they're sprinting is the fire in their eyes."
John L. Parker
"There's no point in underestimating a man who's convinced he has incredible powers. All you can do is acknowledge his dreams, stand back, cross your fingers, and wonder if the rest of us get stuck way too easily in our mundane grasp of reality."
"In the end, only kindness matters."
"The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed."