December 9th, 2013
Winter dramatically emerged in the past week, first with snow, and then with temperatures that plunged to the double digits below zero.
December 4th, 2013
Friday: The man with the rifle began, “I don’t mean to be a prick, but…” He went on to explain that the it was hunting season, and that going on a public trail system during hunting season might get you shot, doubly so if your bright colors are variations of highlighter green rather than orange.
November 27th, 2013
Due to the Bondi B2's inclination to self-destruct, I spent four months of the summer running in the Hoka Stinson Evo Tarmac. Here I reflect on their ability to navigate varied terrain, promote good health, and improve performance.
November 13th, 2013
After spending a delightful and carefree evening at the lodge, we awoke to the stark reality of needing to find a solution to our predicament. Michelle hobbled up and down a hill in the parking lot to eliminate any ambiguity about her ability to continue on the trail. She could not continue.
November 10th, 2013
It was a difficult week of running, filled with chasing fast friends, testing new gear, and acclimating to the silent shift from autumn to pre-winter.
November 2nd, 2013
I slept well most of the night, waking up shortly before sunrise refreshed and energized. My body was getting into a rhythm with hiking, sleeping, and eating; and despite my cough sounding truly morbid, my illness was subsiding.
October 29th, 2013
My 2014 running schedule is starting to come together. After considering various 50 mile races to serve in the build up to the SHT 100, I finally settle on the Bryce Canyons of Utah.
October 28th, 2013
We enjoyed a leisurely morning in Grand Marais, before returning to the trail and continuing our journey to Duluth.