No one fights alone: Klas Stolpe dedicates Klondike solo ultra to his brother Jim
October 5, 2023
In his days coaching the Petersburg High School cross country team, Klas Stolpe often urged the team to do another lap on the track or up the water tower hill, running every mile with the team, and sometimes running backwards to face his runners and yelling, "You guys are doing great, let's do one more." If a runner had any glimmer of energy left in them, coach Klas saw it and urged it out.
Recently, Klas Stolpe ran 44 miles to bring awareness to prostate cancer, which his brother Jim has been struggling with since 2006. As part of the Klondike Road Relay from Skagway to Whitehorse, Klas ha...