Made it down to the river! Spent a night at Hermit Creek Camp and had a beautiful 2-ish mile hike down the Hermit Creek drainage to Hermit Rapid first thing in the a.m. It was interesting watching the rapid from the perspective of not hoping in a raft to run it. You notice different things … Continue reading Hermit Trail
With the weather warming up and an office with a kinda-working AC unit, I've been wearing a lot of sleeveless tops-- this leads to some people trying to act like they aren't staring and others who will boldly ask "Hey, what's that on your arm?" Depending on my mood I'll tell people that I'm partially … Continue reading Hey, What’s That Thing?
One last post about the race for those who prefer the details over my deep thoughts. The Farm Park Challenge consisted of several types of events. The marathon; a 3, 6, or 10 hour challenge where you have to run a lap each hour, within the hour, and each new lap starts at the top … Continue reading Farm Park Challenge – Part II
✓ 5th marathon in the books! This one was a little different-- it was my first trail marathon and there wasn't any of the pressure, anxiety, and sickness that plagued me during training for the previous four. But, I guess that's what happens when you decide Wednesday to run a race on Saturday. There's no … Continue reading Farm Park Challenge
Yesterday was my 3-year diaversary. Tomorrow I am running a trail marathon. Later this summer I'll spend several weeks thru hiking the 488 mile Colorado Trail. It's been a whirlwind t1d journey so far. Some days are good, and sometimes I go weeks where I can't get things under control. I take comfort in the … Continue reading Diaversary