Friday Inspiration, Vol. 206

screen capture from Meet the Eighty-Six-Year-Old Running the New York City Marathon

Ginette Bedard started running at 60, ran her first marathon at 69, and will run her 17th New York City Marathon at age 86 this weekend. (thanks, Anna) (video)

I have mentioned my friend Ed Roberson’s book recommendation email before (which I definitely encourage everyone to subscribe to). This week, he wrote about the 20 most influential books he’s read in the past 10 years.

Nims Purja finished his project of climbing all 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks in six months and six days last week. (also, here’s my favorite story about one of his climbs from this year).

Why You Should Find Time To Be Alone With Yourself

“A few years ago, I would have scoffed at the idea of a Navajo person using snow sports to tell a story about a sacred mountain.”
Len Necefer

The Six-Decade Odyssey of Kurt Cobain’s ($137,500) ‘Unplugged’ Cardigan

Paperback Paradise is frequently not safe for work but is one of my favorite Instagram accounts

The American Cornhole League wants to take the game of cornhole to national television, and the Olympics.

—Brendan

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