The Long Race

WILL POWER, PAIN AND SECOND CHANCES Lenny Mintz Why am I standing here on a cold rainy day watching young athletes run? I gave this up long ago, but here I am now with Silas. Silas is six feet-two, perhaps 150 pounds. He is long and lean, all sinew and muscle. He is a senior at Delaware Academy in upstate New York, and is one of the young men I am working with as I re-enter my past life as a track coach. "I don’t know if I feel too good today, Lenny. My legs are a little st[...]
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