Dr. Gordon Harvey is a Professor of history at Jacksonville State University. He is also a seasoned ultra runner with dozens of finishes under his belt. He has a pendant that says, “Memento mori and memento vivere” – Remember that you must die, and remember to live.
Gordon joins The Nation to talk about his recent experience training and running the Pinhoti 100. This was a race to prove that his first 100-mile finish wan’t a “fluke”. But there were obstacles and set backs in his training, including a heart attack and surgery less than one year before the race. Gordon shares his not-so-unique story with us and helps us understand and cope with the process and the result.
Read more about his Pinhoti 100 journey HERE