Category Archives: Road Trip

West Virginia Trilogy 2017

Two years ago, the 50 miler on day two of the West Virginia Trilogy was my first ultra. This year, in a rare moment of bravery, I registered for the whole thing (50K on Friday, 50 miles Saturday and 13.1 on … Continue reading

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Seen on the run (August 11, 2017)

Boone! My college town and home for nine years. Twenty-two (ish) miles. Twice around Price Lake and an out-and-back on the Tanawha Trail. The morning was a lot prettier than we’d expected. We actually saw some blue sky. The first few … Continue reading

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Camping and hiking at Hanging Rock State Park (Father’s Day weekend 2017)

Cheers, Dad! See the entire album here.

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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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