trail running

Run Along Now

There’s a lot happening on this second day of the month. The Super Bowl. Groundhog Day. The palindrome 02-02-2020. My first trail run of the new year, though, is on the top of my list on this particular Sunday. After… Read More ›

In Good Company

  Independence Day afforded me some time to reflect on life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness this morning, as I set out to run the trails.  Much like a pilot has a pre-flight checklist, I have a pre-run checklist… Read More ›

Gratitude-Bookends

Today, I am most grateful for bookends.  Not the actual ones that keep books organized and upright, but two figurative ones that help to keep me organized and upright, emotionally, spiritually, and physically. I woke up to an extra hour… Read More ›

Rocked

Normally, I trail run on the weekends, but earlier this week, I treated myself to not one trail run, but two trail runs, after work. It felt downright decadent to escape into the woods, as the trees provided cool relief… Read More ›

Signs and Songs

When I first was introduced to trail running by a friend, we would hit the trails together, sometimes joined by other friends.  After my world imploded 7 years ago, I began trail running by myself, though, and have continued to… Read More ›

Told You So

After a week of weather more like Seattle than Louisville, yesterday’s respite from the rain felt like an early Easter present. With temperatures in the low to mid-60s and partly sunny skies, I was ready to break out of my… Read More ›