By Katie Brauns By Kathy Bergen, Todd Lighty and David Heinzmann / The Bulletin
September 22, 2009
Uphill is hard. At a certain grade and a particular point — usually precisely when the breath becomes forced, loud and heavy — the human body wants to stop. Mostly for survival's sake.
But in a race, stopping is not an option.
The first time I finished the Pilot Butte Challenge — a 1-mile,....