Type of Spiritual Experience
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which may no longer be available. It was Scott Dunlap's blog of trail running, ultra running, and triathlon racing in the Western United States. Scott was the 2004 Overall Champion for the Trail Runner Magazine Trophy Series (marathon-and-shorter division), the largest trail running series in the world. This blog contained interviews, research, original fiction, new product ideas, and all things trail running….
A description of the experience
“ED” January 2008,
“While I’ve often "got high" during the middle stages of my longer runs and have heard many other runners describe similar experiences, I’ve noted it also almost always happens to me in the cooldown phases of hill repeat sessions or speed workouts -- especially if I’ve done the workout correctly and don’t end the last interval or repeat exhausted. Today's high following a speed workout stayed with me for most of the last mile, followed me back to my car and home into my shower, and even hung around as I was shaving”