If you're feeling injured, dumpy and grumpy, then watching a video of someone like Anna Frost might make you feel worse. Or it could be just the thing to transport you to a better place. I clicked through to watch it reluctantly, aware the episode could stir as much jealousy and cynicism as escapism and inspiration.Continue Reading
The prudent and impulsive sides have battled within me as I struggled to decide whether to commit belatedly to a milestone in the development of an ultrarunner: a first 100-miler.Continue Reading
Lynne Hewett, an Aussie trauma nurse in NYC and my tentmate at last year's Grand to Grand Ultra, has done the most crazy, most extreme events of anyone I know. Here's a Q&A about how and why she does it.Continue Reading
Does the years-in-the-making bike path live up to the hype? I definitely think it's worth running or cycling, at least once to check it out. Here's why.Continue Reading
What the heck happened to summer and to my running? My training totally fell apart as I experienced a double whammy of injuries and had to re-learn the importance of moderation and balance.Continue Reading
I didn't know how much I didn't know about the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River before rafting its length. Going all 277 miles from Lee's Ferry to Pearce Ferry, and stopping frequently along the way to hike around the rocks, is a profoundly awe-inspiring, humbling, fascinating and thrilling experience. This post includes a section on what you need to know to plan a Grand Canyon rafting trip.Continue Reading
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