All posts by Sabrina Little

Sabrina Little

is a trail runner and ultrarunner for HOKA and Nathan Sports, and a Philosophy PhD student at Baylor University. She is trying to figure out whether it is more unreasonable to pursue mountain running in Waco, Texas (elevation 470 feet) or philosophy in the year 2018. Learn more about Sabrina on her website.

The Day My Goal Caught on Fire: Teleology for Runners
The Day My Goal Caught on Fire: Teleology for Runners
on July 17, 2019
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An essay about teleology for runners.


Trading Cleats for Sneakers: A Primer on Freedom
Trading Cleats for Sneakers: A Primer on Freedom
on June 19, 2019
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Sabrina Little applies the philosophy of freedom to running.


On Baselines and Finish Lines
On Baselines and Finish Lines
on May 15, 2019
20 Comments

Sabrina Little writes about running in the Hoka One One Project Carbon X.


Practicing Bravery in My Sneakers
Practicing Bravery in My Sneakers
on April 17, 2019
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Sabrina Little talks about using running to develop virtues for life and vice versa.


Sports and Glory
Sports and Glory
on March 20, 2019
17 Comments

Sabrina Little writes about avoiding vainglory in trail running and ultrarunning.


Just Stay: Reflections on Acedia
Just Stay: Reflections on Acedia
on February 20, 2019
19 Comments

Sabrina Little writes about the vice of sloth in running and life.


Story-Telling Animals
Story-Telling Animals
on January 16, 2019
10 Comments

Sabrina Little explores the ways we frame our life and running stories.


A Discourse on Cheating
A Discourse on Cheating
on December 19, 2018
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Sabrina Little writes about cheating in sports and her hope of changing our culture so it happens less.


Admiration and Awe: Learning from Redwoods
Admiration and Awe: Learning from Redwoods
on November 21, 2018
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Sabrina Little’s essay on the merits of admiring and emulating our sport’s greatest athletes.


Unhappy Self-Assertion: Envy in the Distance Runner
Unhappy Self-Assertion: Envy in the Distance Runner
on October 17, 2018
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Sabrina Little on the value of admiration and the danger of envy in distance running.