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Army Ranger Badwater Ultramarathon Born to Run David Goggins’s blog H.U.R.T. 100 Lone Survivor book McNaughton Park Trail Runs NC Central University Race Across America (RAAM) Runner’s World Special Operations Warriors Foundation United States Navy SEALs

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David Goggins Q&A

How old am I? I’m 35 years old. I’ve been in the military for 16 years. You can find more information about me at davidgoggins.com. When is my next race? My problems with sickle cell during training have made my … Continue reading

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David Goggins: Navy Seal, Ultramarathoner

“Thank you Timothy. That was the best intro I’ve ever had. I can tell you put a lot of preparation into that.” Goggins is at the podium. He is tall and lean. Taller and more muscular than you’d think for … Continue reading

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David Goggins introduction

1810 hrs Cadet Timothy Gardner is at the podium introducing Goggins: “Perseverance. There’s no substitute for hard work.” –Thomas Edison Goggins has been a Navy Seal for 14 years. His comrades died in Afghanistan. He wanted to do something for … Continue reading

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Mind over matter

1806 hrs People are filling up the auditorium. I’m skipping a run to hear a runner. It’s going to be worth it. “Mind Over Matter.” I’m looking forward to the content. (Ooh, reception after the event. Nice. Free food.) Regina … Continue reading

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No wi-fi!

There are only ~75 people seated throughout BN Duke. The first three rows are reserved for NCCU Teaching Fellows students. That’s nice. I see a few students scattered throughout with notebooks. Do they have assignments to turn in too? I … Continue reading

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PERSEVERANCE: David Goggins

1750 hrs I’m here on the NC Central University campus. Love college campuses. Girls in color guard, wearing black and burgundy, are practicing in the parking lot. The security guard kvetches about students parking the wrong way in the lot. … Continue reading

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