I had planned a long run for yesterday, January 1, to start off the New Year -- and the Climate Run 500-mile Challenge -- on strong footing. Of the 14 or so miles I had planned, I finished just over 6, mostly because despite how stunningly beautiful the alpine scenery along New Hampshire's Franconia Ridge, … Continue reading Goals vs. Expectations
The Sterling Skyrunners competed at the Wolf Hollow Half Marathon and 5k this past Sunday -- with Sterling runners placing 2nd, 8th, 11th, and others finishing in the top 20 and placing in their age groups. I ran a solid but relatively conservative race myself -- taking more pride in seeing so many of my … Continue reading pride
I was honored to give talks about Climate Run: Iceland at both Sterling College and at the Whitney Center in Jackson, NH over the past month -- with great conversations and new ideas at every turn! While continuing to talk about Iceland and my upcoming 2017 Arctic Trail Run in Scandinavia, I've been ramping up … Continue reading local steps & global reach
It has been one week since I completed my run across Iceland to bring attention to climate resilience, and I've spent much of that time recovering, replenishing calories with seafood, lamb, and skyr, and taking some tentative and recuperative steps on the trails, snowfields, and beaches around Isafjordur and Flateyri here in the Westfjords. The Climate Run was easily the … Continue reading Dispatches for Iceland #6: Wesfjords Reflections & Recovery
I'm very happy to have the support of Newton Running as I train for the Kjölur Run. Their BOCO AT has quickly become a favorite go-to shoe for the trails. The shoe's weather-resistant design is especially great for this time of year! I've had a few snowy and muddy runs in them so far, and they've worked great--both with and … Continue reading Supporter Spotlight: Newton Running!