After switching from sprinting to middle distance and improving consistently until I was a solidly mediocre runner, I rode the coattails of my best friend, another distance runner at my junior college, into a shared full-ride athletic scholarship at Murray State University in southwest Kentucky. To this day, when I tell people where I went to college they mention the basketball team, then ask, “So who was Murray anyway?” (It’s named after the town it’s in.)

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AuthorJohn Proctor