Sunday, October 7, 2018 Gratitude Waking up early. Running in the rain. Playing cribbage. Free drink. Getting up headlights replaced. New windshield washer fluid pump. Hot showers. Shaved legs. Sweatshirts and pajama pants. Spiced hot apple cider. Joy Beating my time goal at the race. Beer and brats. Running with friends. Winning cribbage. Looking through … Continue reading Gratitude and Joy – October 7, 2018
It has been an entire year since I last posted. I am not quite sure how that happened other than life happened! What's been happening since then? I am on break from Roller Derby for the summer. I just want to be outside. I have been running more. I lost a lot but it feels … Continue reading The passing of a year.
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
Hiking Doesn't Always Include a View - Part 1 With zero views the day before, drinking and stuffing our faces at Prohibition Pig, and my brilliant idea for everyone to hike from App Gap to Lincoln Gap, grabbing two of Vermont's 4000 footers, well, everyone but myself and Ruby as we were playing car sherpas, … Continue reading Hiking Doesn’t Always Include a View – Part 2
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!
We all have our favorite events for one reason or another. One of mine is just over the mountain from me, tucked away in Goshen, Vermont. Infinitus is put on by The Endurance Society and is billed as a rugged trail race (registration is now open for 2017). Rugged is putting it mildly with distances … Continue reading Infinitus 2016