When you’re approaching mud on the trail, what do you do? Leave No Trace principals and trail etiquette

When the trail is wet and muddy When you're trail running and you come up on a mud puddle or muddy section, what do you do? Do you go around, stepping off of the trail to avoid it? Do you go through it? Do you leap over it? When people are asked this question, there … Continue reading When you’re approaching mud on the trail, what do you do? Leave No Trace principals and trail etiquette

Trail Tales A Running Podcast

I sat down with Shawn, an ultra-Canadian friend, to talk about ultrarunning, mental health, and how the two connect. We met through LinkedIn and found out that we have a few things in common, like that we both love ultrarunning and that he drives past where I live when he vacations to Florida (which is … Continue reading Trail Tales A Running Podcast

Pennsylvania’s Most Kickbutt Trails: 30 plus miles long, lots of vert, and mostly dirt

PA trails: 30 plus miles long, lots of vert, and mostly dirt Some of the trails are home to PA's toughest ultramarathons, like the Triple Crown, Laurel Highlands, and Oil Creek 100. The information that I found on the trails was from various state park websites, hiker blogs, and on All Trails. Gerard Hiking Trail, … Continue reading Pennsylvania’s Most Kickbutt Trails: 30 plus miles long, lots of vert, and mostly dirt

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