23 Mar 19
Mishy And Lizzy's Camino Adventure

Hi everyone I apologise for there being so much time between our blogs, but until we are actually on our way there hasn’t been a great deal to tell. We are now counting down with only 34 days to go…starting to get real 🙂 We both have mixed emotions varying between excitement, nervousness, self doubt.. […]

14 Mar 19

The tenth annual running of the Beast of Burden 100 and 50 mile Winter Ultramarathons took place again on the Erie Canal between Lockport and Middleport way out in western New York State, under workable winter conditions on the 16th and 17th of February.  Beast of Burden is one of only a few northern Winter […]

13 Mar 19
Camino MMXX

While I was at Fleet Feet discovering my magic shoes, I decided to try a pair of Injinji sock liners. These “toe socks” are like gloves for your feet. The idea is that the material between your toes reduces blisters not only by keeping your skin from rubbing on your shoes but from rubbing on […]

13 Mar 19

Talking To Yourself is Good | Self Talk For Runners I wanna tell you about why I talk to myself while running – all the time – and why it can positively affect your performance to do so! Self talk can contribute to better running form, injury prevention and even better performance overall! Let’s talk […]

11 Mar 19

Before I get to the good stuff I am going to talk about things that no one probably cares about, like base weight and going ultralight. Well, really just “lighter”. There well be a lot of weights talked about in this post, sorry. Base weight for backpacking is all of the stuff in your pack […]

08 Mar 19
Boundless Roamad

February 28 – March 5, 2019 Double Zero We caught a ride up to Tallahassee and decided to double zero and meet up with a couple friends I have here. It’s been storming almost non stop, so we don’t feel bad about the time off. There’s not much to tell about it, so I’m going […]

07 Mar 19
steph abraham yoga

For my 2019 thru-hike of the PCT, my aim is to go as light as possible, with a base weight of under 10 lbs (ultralight). My base weight (pre-hike) is coming in at around 8.8 lbs. Base weight basically means everything in your pack that doesn’t fluctuate weight. So, this includes your big 3 (shelter, […]

26 Feb 19
Scotty’s 2019 PCT Adventure!

In this post I’ll cover the gear I will be carrying on my trek, as well as the clothing I’ll be wearing. Some items will change depending on the region and conditions. Anything that doesn’t work for me will be hurled off the top of a ridge (kidding, I’ll swap it in a town– leave […]

24 Feb 19

Better Late Than Never | First Scenic Run in Nice Here’s a video that fell through the cracks a few weeks ago! Right after arriving in Nice, I went on this scenic run in the hills behind Nice! Join me on a little update and check out the epic views! ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE, […]

19 Feb 19
Hiking With The Murphys

Below is the list of all of the gear I’m going to start the trail with. I’ve also created a LighterPack with how much each piece of gear weighs. Backpack:Zpack Arc Haul Shelter:MSR Hubba Hubba Nx 2-person (Tent – Carried by Tim)Zpack Classic Sleeping BagThermarest Neoair Xtherm (Sleeping Pad) Food Prep:Jetboil MiniMo (Stove/Mug)Snowpeak Titanium […]

11 Feb 19
A Simple Running Log

For whatever reason, this year’s Algonquin 50K was my slowest yet of the three times I’ve run it, but it was still a successful long training run and a fun time as always! Friday evening, I met Melissa at packet pickup at Hopper’s Taphouse. The swag this year included a T-shirt, now in an optional […]

09 Feb 19
Road to Recovery: A Marathoner's Journey

“This race is literally 26 miles of people lining the roads thinking you are the greatest person on earth.” Bank of America Chicago Marathon – October 7, 2018 Friday, two days before the marathon, I went to pick up my race package at McCormick Place with two runners I trained with for months, Aida and […]

06 Feb 19
vegan camping

Acorn: Mid-calf, fleece, slipper-type socks – AMAZON Darn tough CoolMax: Fast-drying with polyester and lycra, vegan option – AMAZON REI’s line of synthetic hiking socks, women’s: REI SITE Thorlo: All vegan line of hiking socks – AMAZON Injinji: Synthetic socks of various styles including toe socks – AMAZON Fox river: Synthetic tall sock – AMAZON Wigwam […]