Chat About Runner’s Body Image and Positivity

As runners, we need to make sure that we're protecting our body image and promoting body positivity. Acknowledge that all of our bodies are different, setting aside judgments, opinions, and expectations of what our body should look like as runners. Know that all of our bodies are incredible and capable of so much. They can … Continue reading Chat About Runner’s Body Image and Positivity

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

YouTube

My YouTube channel is full of short clips from running trails and ultramarathons. I also treat the channel like a vlog, sharing about more personal details along the way. "Like" the videos to help other runners find them and "subscribe," so that you can learn about what's going on in my neck of the woods. … Continue reading YouTube

The Connoquenessing Valley Heritage Trail

10.82 mile hike with my husband, Stephen, on the Connoquenessing Valley Heritage Trail in PA (10/11/2020). The Connoquenessing Valley Heritage Trail The 9 mile trail circles Harmony, Zelienople, and Jackson Township with sections winding near and some overlooking the Connoquenessing creek. There are also connecting trails and out-and-backs. The terrain varies. There is single track, … Continue reading The Connoquenessing Valley Heritage Trail

The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee 1000 km & 2000 km

About GVRAT The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee (GVRAT) was an impressive event put on by Laz, Steve "durb," Terri, Bad Mike, Sandra, and Naresh. The goal was to bring runners together virtually during the time of the Coronavirus. The event took place May 1st to Aug 31st. It would be a summer full of … Continue reading The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee 1000 km & 2000 km

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