12athon: Month Six

Because we’re halfway through the 12athon, and because I wanted a challenge, I decided to tackle Macchu Picchu (Machu Picchu: 12 miles up a hill. Can be the same hill, but the distance you travel downhill to run back up doesn’t count. 24 POINTS), and the Slacker’s 12-Hour Race (Slacker’s 12-Hour Race (AKA The 12 MPH): Run 1 … More 12athon: Month Six

Where to start?

It’s been awhile…I’d use the excuse that life got crazy except it isn’t true.  I stopped writing because life got boring, and it’s just now getting crazy again. I have officially begun grad school.  The first week just ended.  And let me just say, this is the first time in my life that I have … More Where to start?

Hiking in SoCal

Lesson number one: When hiking in summer, especially on a trail that ascends close to 800 feet very quickly, you should always bring water.  Otherwise, you may feel slightly less than optimal. This was me about halfway through our hike.  Contrast that with a picture of Leo…. Who appears to still be able to stand … More Hiking in SoCal

Community

We had a fantastic 4th of July holiday.  Our new mission is to go on a hike every Sunday, since our surrounding area has a lot of natural canyons and large hills (some would call them mountains, but I think they’d be mistaken about that).  We did a 5 mile loop that went up to … More Community