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Race Report: Orcas Island 50k, or Our First Aquathon

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"Let's sign up for Orcas," she said. "It'll be fun," she said.

No matter that's not at all what Ann said when she ran it six years ago. Part of being a runner-- and I'd say most especially an ultrarunner-- is foolish optimism. As soon as it's over, sometimes even while it's happening, you're dreaming about your next adventure and the pain is forgotten.