Goals.

After watching the Boston Marathon last Monday, tracking some friends and feeling the energy of the event (even through the TV!), I had a moment of ‘I want to do that.’ Please keep in mind, I just had a miserable run in Paris the prior weekend and all but swore off large marathons. How easily…

After You Cross the Finish Line

In 1998, I spent 79 days backpacking the Appalachian Trail, hiking a total of 1,318 miles from mid-Virginia to Mt. Katahdin in Maine. My whole goal for that summer was to climb Mt. Katahdin and have my picture taken with the famed sign that proclaimed that spot as the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.…

The Stretch Zone

This past week, I committed to running a total of 1200 miles in 2016, working together with my partner Brooke, so between the two of us we will put in 2016 miles for the year. As we discussed our team name, we tried to think about what this challenge meant to each of us, and…