Running on a prayer

Brett M. Decker

Posted on April 15, 2011

A Benedictine monk at St. Anselm’s Abbey in Washington recently told me about Jeff Grabosky, a Notre Dame graduate who is running from California to New York. Jeff’s life hit rock-bottom, and instead of going on a marathon pub crawl, he decided to undertake a 3,700-mile super-hyper-ultra-marathon on foot across America to clear his head and reorient his life. He says his mission is “to use this run to deepen my own personal prayer life and hopefully help others strengthen theirs.” Below is a conversation I had with Jeff about this incredible feat of endurance and what keeps him going on that long and lonesome highway.

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