100 miles. Why would someone set out to run 100 miles? As endurance athletes, we get asked “why?” a lot. Why do we spend so many hours on our feet, in the saddle, in the pool training? We aren’t crazy… or at least not that crazy. But pushing your body so far, so deep into the pain cave, just to make it to a finish line might seem a little crazy.
Storyteller and filmmaker Billy Yang went to Leadville, CO last summer, and explored answers to the question of why along the way.