Congratulations and Condolences

My legs are pulsing in pain; I reposition them which provides a few seconds of relief but the ache returns. I turn on my side and close my eyes as I think I might get sick. Goose bumps appear on my skin and I pull a wool blanket over me, disregarding the red earth and…

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Need to Fill an Hour?

In case you’re also driving 11 hours today and need to fill the time with something! Thanks to Chris O’Brien of Running Inside Out Podcast for having me on and to MedVed Runing and Walking Outfitters for inviting me to their annual Voices From the Trail panel discussion. If you’re in the Rochester area be…

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L’Amore Montagna Tour – Beginning

Lately, I’ve been asked a lot about what drives me. What gets me out of bed before dawn to blearily run the same roads in the snow and rain. Why I choose to sleep in my truck even when offered a couch or guest bed (please don’t take it personally and thank you all for…

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Shirt and Shoes Required

Today a new gas station convenience store opened along my main driving route.  Try to contain your excitement, no really, tone it down.  I was going to post my race report from The North Face 50 Mile Endurance Challenge Championships today but this news takes precedent (insert president elect snicker/joke here). I’m really not kidding; I…

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