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Inspired By The Greats To Run On The Appalachian Trail

This post contain an affiliate link… A few weekends ago, Bill and I curled up on our basement sofa and watched a couple of ultramarathon documentaries on Netflix. We were inspired to make time to run on the Appalachian Trail to McAfee Knob on our recent trip to Southwestern Virginia and left our home bright […]


Running The Appalachian Trail To Angel’s Rest

Sometimes a last minute decision can be the best – like when Bill says, “Let’s stop in Pearisburg on the drive home from your mom’s house and run on the Appalachian Trail up to Angel’s Rest.  So before we had a chance to reevaluate our decision to add three hours to our already long drive […]


Bill’s Mountain Trail Run To Maryland Heights

Bill and I have been trying to do more trail runs in the last year, and we have received a lot of inspiration from local running groups and friends posting on Instagram. There are some good trails and even mountains a relatively short drive away. After seeing some photos of a local group running Maryland […]


McAfee Knob Trail Run – Hope You Like Pictures!

With the trail running bug luring Bill and me back to the mountains, we took advantage of being in Southwestern Virginia last Friday, and ran to the top of McAfee Knob.  Well, make that – we ran, with a few hiking breaks! We were pleasantly surprised that the leaves weren’t too far from peak, and […]


JFK 50 Miler Recap

In honor of today’s 50th running of the JFK 50 Miler, I’m recapping my race from 1997. Here’s just a tiny bit of history on how the race got started 50 years ago… In 1963, the race was just one of many 50-mile races started as an initiative by our president to get the country […]

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