Basically, what I’m saying is that my completion of a half-marathon won’t be an accomplishment for human civilization. A 13-mile jog through Downtown Denver on a Sunday morning is relatively commonplace — despite the enormous medal draped around my neck at the end — and represents no significant milestone of achievement that would require a celebration. It hardly deserves brunch at the end.
The broken record repetition of that golden quote was a product of being inundated by the aura, environment and general attitude of the brand-spanking-new kart track, K1 Speed in Littleton. Basically, that of a 10-year-old’s birthday bash replete with adolescent awkwardness, too much high-fructose corn syrup and some casual 40 mph turns.
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By Courtney Oakes photography by Marla Keown
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