Hiking the Long Trail: Counting down in 4…

Okay. 4 days. I can do this. I know I can. I have pulled everything out and started to go through it all again. I bought a new sleep shirt and a new hiking shirt. I am waiting for a new bra to arrive in the mail. Matt has almost everything he needs, just waiting … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: Counting down in 4…

Hiking the Long Trail: 8 Days Away

Hiker Trash and the Trail Angel 8 days! 8 freaking days away! I know I have been rather quiet on the subject, okay, I have been rather quiet in general, BUT we start our NOBO end to end thru-hike of the Long Trail in 8 days! If you remember, way back in February, we hadn't … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: 8 Days Away

Hiking the Long Trail: September 2020

Matt and I will be hiking the Long Trail in September 2020! Some links may be affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of these. https://www.instagram.com/p/B7owsXygrVE/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link We made the decision almost a month ago, firming things up with time off from work, and have since … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: September 2020

How do you do it…!? How do you run the crazy long miles..!?

My friend Crystal, over at Muscles and Miles, posted the question "How you do it IT...!? How do you run the crazy long miles..!?" https://www.instagram.com/p/BIqmMGVDri-/?taken-by=crystalseaver It wasn't an easy question to answer because sometimes I wonder myself, "how do I do it." Before I can answer the how, I guess I should answer the why! … Continue reading How do you do it…!? How do you run the crazy long miles..!?

So you signed up for 24 Hours of Shale Hell, now what!

Originally written for and posted on http://www.newenglandspahtens.com, July 29, 2016. See the post here: http://www.newenglandspahtens.com/so-you-signed-up-for-24-hours-of-shale-hell-now-what/ So you bit the bullet and signed up for 24 Hours of Shale Hell or 8 hours, or some other race where you must go as many laps as possible in a given time period.  Your reasoning might have been a … Continue reading So you signed up for 24 Hours of Shale Hell, now what!