Within the last week, my right Achilles Tendon has gone from simply sore to firing a stretching wave of curious hurt. By my own diagnosis, I am experiencing the beginning stages of Achilles Tendonitis. There is no swelling from the heel through the calf. I’m icing the AT at least twice a day, and I try to remember … Continue reading Resting Through an Injury
Pondering the heavy grey clouds blanketing the entire sky, exploring the Chattahoochee National Forest teetered side-to-side on the fence dividing my mind. Go, camp, run some trails with the pup, get dumped on by rain…or don’t. I may have stayed stuck in my thoughts if not for a text.
Two-and-a-half hours later, I had tumbled away from my hesitations and into the Appalachian Mountains.
Stone Mountain Trails & The North Face Ultra MT Trail Shoes
On the path to successful trail running, I knew that Stone Mountain lay waiting as a necessary challenge, which is wonderful: there are always people moving up and down the mountain, the scenery rocks (huehueh…I promise it’s a one and done), and my current abilities would be tested well. Looking ahead toward races like the Paris Mt 50k in South Carolina and the Georgia Death Race, having proper knowledge of my strengths and weaknesses helps me to prepare mentally and physically. Continue reading “Running Stone Mountain”
The start of a documented journey, began in curiosity. A search for fun, I do wonder where running may take me? With this blog, I mean to create a returning-point for myself, somewhere to bring back the things I learn along the way to pushing my body further than I believed was possible. Perhaps stories of the … Continue reading A Foray