Jarred Brewster


Jarred Brewster

About Jarred Brewster

Runner, world traveler, philosopher, restaurant critic.


Running Route Review: The Rockcastle River Narrows East Loop

Back in May I got my butt kicked by the Yamacraw trail ultra-marathon in the Big South Fork. It was the first race in my seven years of running that I DNF’d (‘did not finish’ in running speak). Granted, it was, five times over, the longest race that I had […]

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Running in Mexico City

Running in Mexico City Photo courtesy of Echelon Baxter, Wikimedia Commons Mexico City is the Western Hemisphere’s megalopolis. It’s bigger in most measures than any city in the Americas. It has the most museums and the longest history. Despite these superlatives it has a hard time living down its (mostly […]

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Eating and Running in Lexington

Anyone who’s hung around John’s enough knows that our conversations don’t go on very long without returning to food. Everyone likes eating, not the least runners. Serious runners need lots of calories to sustain their training regimen, recreational runners sometimes run to justify eating more. I’m in the middle of […]

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Running Route Review Figg Lane

Lexington-area Route Reviews Maybe you inferred from my last entry but I love travel. That being said, the amount of time, money and energy that I invest in traveling belies the fact that I love Kentucky. The more I travel, the more I feel compelled to witness to Kentucky’s under-sung […]

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Ego and Competition

The ego is like a really high maintenance toddler. It’s self-centered, overly sensitive and it requires frequent placation. It’s penchant for aggression and self-deception has earned it a top spot on the hit list of most religions worldwide. And its true that no matter how modest the pursuit, success is […]

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