I know I wrote about DNF'ing 24 Hours of Shale Hell back in 2014, it wasn't a true DNF in the sense that there was no set distance to finish. It was simply a do what you could in 24 hours. After this weekend (December 3) at TARC Fells Ultra, I have my first real … Continue reading TARC Fells Ultra – 32 Miler – DNF
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..!?
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!
What do you do the day after running 3 laps of an obstacle course race located on the beach, covering approximately 12 miles? Why you go "run" the 7 Sisters Trail Race of course!
For the second time in my life, I let Andy Weinberg talk me into doing a race that I was convinced was beyond my capabilities.The Endurance Society's second event. Frigus. A winter race with the options of a 10k, 30k, or 60 snowshoe; 10k, 30k, 60k back-country ski; 5k sled run; and combined, 30k ski, … Continue reading Frigus 2015 Race Recap
We have all heard the saying “Life beings at the end of your comfort zone.” by Neale Donald Walsh.We all have places we feel comfortable and confident. We know that we will succeed, even if it takes effort and all that we have, we know we will not fail. That is our comfort zone.It’s important … Continue reading Stop Hiding Behind Your Comfort Zone
I am officially signed up for Ragnar Relay Cape Cod 2014 with some of the wonderful New England Spahtens. The team is myself and 11 other ladies.Each runner has three legs and the first runner starts in Hull, MA and 200 miles later we are ending in Provincetown, MA. I am currently runner 11 and … Continue reading Ragnar Relay Cape Cod 2014
This weekend didn't stop. It had some really great high points and some really low low points. A quick touch on the positive! Jeremy worked Saturday morning and I got to sleep in. There was a quick work lunch followed by some afternoon disc golf. Met up with Stacey to head to Lowell, MA for … Continue reading I am glad all weekends aren’t like this!
There are times I go out for runs or hikes or even walks but I don't want to carry my backpack with bladder. I also don't want to have to deal with carrying a water bottle. While you do carry this water bottle, it has a nifty grip that allows you to strap it to … Continue reading Review: Camelbak Quick Grip w/ Podium Bottle
Today is the First of November. I have set a challenge for myself to post daily for the entire month. I also challenged Kris over at Healthy Livings a Bitch to post daily as well. Here we go!I never have been a daily food photographer and I don't plan to start now. If I make … Continue reading Day 1: Challenge Accepted