Category Archives: Road Trip

Canary in the Cave 25K+ (November 12, 2016)

After a very depressing week, this race was exactly what I needed. I’d never been to Fayetteville, WV before but had heard good things about it. I wasn’t disappointed. It’s a cute little mountain town with a progressive, outdoorsy vibe. Friday … Continue reading

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Devil’s Marbleyard hike and camping trip

This year, my sister, dad and I celebrated father’s day with a weekend of camping (at Cave Mountain Lake Campground) and a hike to Devil’s Marbleyard. We met up at the campground Friday night, grilled some burgers and hung out around the … Continue reading

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I ran 50 miles.

In one day. Never mind the fact that most of the people who ran with me that day had run 50K (30+ miles) the day before and would be running 13.1 miles the day after. Never mind that. There are … Continue reading

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Conquer the Cove 25K (2015)

I’ve been wanting to run a Mountain Junkies race for a couple of years now. I remember reading Meagan’s (of Turkey Runner) recap of Conquer the Cove last year and thinking that I would love it. This particular race seemed … Continue reading

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Go Ape!

To celebrate my birthday this year, I made Kurt swing from trees with me. Just kidding. It required no coaxing. He was all for it. I discovered Go Ape! a while back and had been wanting to see what a … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Half Marathon 2015

Leading up to race day: It was supposed to be our third year in a row running the Blue Ridge Marathon. We’d registered soon after finishing last year’s race, almost a year in advance. But that’s not what happened. Training … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chase 10k & Lewisburg Chocolate Festival 2015

(Note: I wrote this post more than a week ago, but didn’t feel like publishing it. I’m going through a phase where I hate everything I write. I’ve also been wondering if I’d be happier if I stopped  writing personal … Continue reading

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