Racing Don’ts (and one Do)

In case you didn't know, New Hampshire has kind of a big drug problem these days. So when Mama Reven sent me an email about a trail race in my hometown that was raising money to help fight the statewide heroin issue, it seemed like a good idea. After all, I like trail running and... Continue Reading →

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A Triumphant(?) Return to Writing, Part 2

Since this is just a continuation of my last post (and it's long enough as it is), I see no need to bore you with any sort of intro (you're welcome). So, let's get to it... MAY: May involved a lot (for me) of running (20/31 days! who even am was I??), including a couple... Continue Reading →

Better late than never

I had nearly given up on the idea of ever writing this post. But in the airport bar prior to our flight home from Colorado, I accidentally crossed the oh-so-delicate line between alcohol-induced, sleep-like-a-baby bliss and oh-my-god-will-i-ever-sleep-again agony. This led to me reading all the running magazines I had in my backpack, which then led... Continue Reading →

The obligatory New Year’s post

The trend this year seems to be less focused on "resolutions" and more focused on "reflections." Or that's at least how it seems amongst the blogs I read. Maybe that's how runners, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts roll and I just never noticed until now. Regardless, I like it. Things I'm good at: reflecting. Things... Continue Reading →

It’s All Downhill From Here

Though the phrase "it's all downhill from here" is often associated with things turning bad--think every birthday after turning 50, or when you realize you've reached your athletic/professional/sexual peak and from now on things will only get worse--for those of us who torture ourselves by running, riding, or hiking uphill on purpose, the phrase is... Continue Reading →

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