I'm always humbled by the support that I'm offered at nearly every turn, and by the many people, groups, and organizations that have helped to shape Climate Run from a dream to a reality over the past 4 years. As training for the 2018 Climate Run Vermont 500 Resilience Ride & Run ramps up each week, … Continue reading Welcoming new sponsors, partners, and friends!
On the morning of August 1st, I'm planning to head out from Sulitjelma, Norway on the Nordkalottruta, bound for the Swedish border and my first campsite midway between the two lakes, Vastenjaure and Akkajaure, approximately 40 miles beyond the start of the trail. With only 8 weeks to go, I'm settled into a training routine … Continue reading 8 Weeks until the Arctic Trail Run & Matching Fundraiser!
I am super excited to share with everyone that the American Alpine Club has awarded me a Live Your Dream grant for the 2017 Arctic Trail Run. The goals of the grant, which is supported by The North Face and other regional organizations, are to empower athletes "to dream big, to grow, and to inspire others." … Continue reading Live Your Dream
I'm super excited to have partnered with Skida to bring you lightweight Climate Run hats in so many amazing spring colors. Each hat is made right here in Vermont by the fantastic folks at Skida, and each one has a sewn Climate Run label so you can show your support. These are perfect for cold morning … Continue reading Skida Hats! A new way to support Climate Run
I'm super excited to announce that Climate Run: Arctic Trail gear is now available in the Atayne Climate Run store! Not only do proceeds from the sales go directly to support the record attempt at the 500-mile Arctic Trail in August, and not only are the shirts made from 100% recycled polyester by the … Continue reading New Shirts and Swag from Atayne!
I am honored to have been featured by several news organizations this week. Articles about Climate Run were printed in today's editions of The Times Argus Newspaper and the Caledonian Record. Earlier this week, Vermont Biz, VT Digger, and USA Running all posted articles about the 2017 Arctic Trail Run. In the Caledonian Record, I was … Continue reading In all things
With just over 7 months until the start of the Arctic Trail Run, I want to share the fun of training with everyone else! I'm also feeling more than a little inspired from yesterday morning's November Project workout in downtown Boston -- training is starting to ramp up, with increasing Sunday long run mileage, scheduled cross … Continue reading Climate Run 500-Mile Challenge!
The GoFundMe page for Climate Run: Arctic Trail has launched!!! I'm excited to be moving forward with planning for the Arctic Trail run, but I really can't do it without everyone's support. Please check out the campaign page for more details and donate if you can. Thanks so much!
Who doesn't love stickers? 🙂 You can get some cool, bright, all-weather stickers *and* support the 2017 Climate Run: Arctic Trail at the same time! I'll send you one for only $3 -- Just click here. If you want more than one (they make great holiday gifts!), then just add $1 -- or more 🙂 … Continue reading CR 2017: Arctic Trail — Stickers!!!
Last Tuesday, I gave a presentation about Climate Run: Iceland at Sterling College. In many ways it seems like a long time since I finished my trans-Icelandic run in June 2015 -- but sharing the story of my passion for running, training, and sharing ideas about embracing vulnerability as a way to build climate resilience … Continue reading Telling stories