Reach the Beach: Leg 28 – My Third Leg

After everything I’d already done, the sunny noontime downhill 5.5 miler seemed like icing on the cake. I’d psyched myself up for this one. The last run of the race for me with a course designed for cruising, I wanted to open up and enjoy the ride. I’m glad I approached it with this mindset … Continue reading

Reach the Beach: Leg 17 – My Second Leg

I find myself at 2:45 in the morning under sparkling stars and bright moon in an open meadow at the top of a 2-mile long hill in the middle of New Hampshire.  Two thoughts quickly fly through my head: “What the hell am I doing here?” And “There’s is nowhere I’d rather be.” I run … Continue reading