Fastest Known Time, Gerard Hiking Trail

This is my official report for Fastest Known Time The run happened on 09/05/2020 Shannon Mick, Women's Unsupported, Gerard Hiking Trail Results 32.92 miElapsed time 08:15:0215:03 min/miBest mi 11:22 min/miFastest pace 6:41 min/miElevation gain 5591 ftDescent 5486 ft Route description and significance The Gerard Hiking Trail is in Oil Creek State Park, home of the … Continue reading Fastest Known Time, Gerard Hiking Trail

Better Than Coffee Bars Review

Hello! These. bars. are. GOOD... when I was asked if I would like to be a BTC bar athlete I was like, "Yes!!" I have found function in these unique bars, which go hand-in-hand with my active lifestyle. I use them a few times per week and have been nomming up this product for close … Continue reading Better Than Coffee Bars Review

Oil Creek 100 mi Race Report (10/6-7/2018)

Location: Titusville, PA Oil Creek State Park. Weather: 65° F - 76° F sunny and humid in the morning and early afternoon. Thunderstorms and downpours the rest of the race. The Course: 100.60 miles total. 87.10 miles trail. 1.50 mile bike path connecting the Titusville Middle School and Gerard Hiking Trail trailhead. Three, 26-ish mile … Continue reading Oil Creek 100 mi Race Report (10/6-7/2018)

SVXC Turkey Chase 5k Race Report (11/22/18)

SVXC Turkey Chase 5k race report [a short write up for fun, since I usually don't participate in 5k races. I did PR, unexpectedly!]. The race fee supports the Seneca Valley School District Cross Country program. Location: Graham Park, Cranberry Twp., PA.Weather: 26° F and cloudy.Black ice. Course:Out and backs, paved road.Chase the person dressed … Continue reading SVXC Turkey Chase 5k Race Report (11/22/18)

OSS/CIA 50 Mile Night Run Race Report (6/9-10/2018)

Pre-race Location: Prince William Forest, Triangle, VA.Weather: 83° F day. Sunny and humid. 68° F night. Thunderstorm and flood watch. Humid. Course:50.6 miles [according to my GPS watch]2 25.7 mile loops on single track trail. Some parts of the trail were rocky. Fire roads were paved and gravel. 8,891 ft of ascending. 8,946 ft of … Continue reading OSS/CIA 50 Mile Night Run Race Report (6/9-10/2018)

Everyday Running Legends and Badwater Month

Everyday Running Legends podcast is based in Melbourne, Australia. The podcast brings runners together as a community and gives them a voice. Runners can connect, share their stories, information, and inspire one another. Brodie Sharpe Brodie Sharpe is the founder and host of the podcast. He created it because of his love for running and … Continue reading Everyday Running Legends and Badwater Month

Ultra Race of Champions (UROC) 100k 05/12/18

On our way to Blue Ridge. But first... Devil's Backbone. 100k racers Elite runners Stephen and I My race stats: DNF due to missing the cutoff time by 5-ish minutes. Mile 30.09:07:00.68 / 89th place.My gear: Ultimate Direction vest and 8 oz. handheld (Tailwind); 1.5 liter Platypus bladder (Tailwind); Altra KingMT. trail shoes; Black Diamond … Continue reading Ultra Race of Champions (UROC) 100k 05/12/18

BADWATER Cape Fear 2019 and 18 Weeks Pregnant (03/16/19)

Location: Cape Fear, Bald Head Island, NC View from the dock of our beach house, Marsh Onward. Marsh Onward Weather: 60° F partly sunny. Light breeze - 15+ mph head wind coming from the north end of the cape. Old Baldy The Course:10 miles of paved roads around the island.1 mile of single track trail … Continue reading BADWATER Cape Fear 2019 and 18 Weeks Pregnant (03/16/19)

BADWATER Cape Fear 51.4 Miler Personal Highlights and Having a Blast 03/17/2018

Course: 51.4 miles. Beach community roads; single track trail; beach sand (40 miles). Race gear: AltraLP Neoshell (wind and waterproof); The North Face Gor-tex jacket; Ultimate Direction vest (carry a handheld bottle, supplements, clothes). Food, beverages, supplements: Tailwind; 4 GU Gels; SCaps; Tylenol; aid station food and Coke. Bald Head Island is a (large) vehicle-free … Continue reading BADWATER Cape Fear 51.4 Miler Personal Highlights and Having a Blast 03/17/2018

Oil Creek 100 10/14/2017

I'm proud of my accomplishments over the Oil Creek weekend. 76/100 miles. 24 hours. The furthest I've ever ran. That's not my only accomplishment from the weekend. - I learned more about myself. Packed and unpleased kitty Altra Lone Peak Race Swag "Running 100 miles is stupid" came out of my mouth over the two … Continue reading Oil Creek 100 10/14/2017