Ben Swieringa

Every year, every season, running is different. From finishing last in my first junior high cross country meet in Montana to qualifying individually for the state meet in Minnesota my Junior year. From rising early for a run up the Barr trail and looking down on puffy white clouds below Pikes Peak to treading across hot sandy beaches along the Great Lakes. From quitting running after surgery to correct a genetic foot problem to rediscovering running six years later wearing Five Fingers. I love running. I love overcoming challenges. And I'm going to keep at it. My progress can be tracked at


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