'We need to go back'

For so many of us, running takes us on a rewarding, fulfilling inward journey. But it can be an outward one as well, bringing us back in touch with the places that shape us.

There’s an achingly poetic new article in this month’s issue of the Atlanta-based magazine The Bitter Southerner, about a decades-long effort to create a new national park along the Ocmulgee River in the heart of my home state, and what it will mean to everyone who lives here today — and everyone who ever has lived here.

My friend and our fellow member E…

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