Black Canyon Ultras 100k

100 kilometers, 62.13 miles. The distance had become etched into my mind. It would be the furthest distance I have ever run. I had been looking forward to testing myself and seeing whether… Continue reading

One World Trade Center, New York City

From here to infinity. That’s definitely how far it feels like to the top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan when you’re standing at its base. The building is striking from just… Continue reading

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, Maine

The easternmost point on the U.S. mainland sits tucked at the bottom of a hill on a peninsula jutting out from Lubec, Maine. As you descend down to West Quoddy Head Light, you… Continue reading

Whistler, British Columbia

My first trip to Western Canada did not disappoint. I decided to make the trip to Whistler, British Columbia to run the Whistler Alpine Meadows 55k trail race, organized as part of the… Continue reading

Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming

Ever since I heard about the Bighorn Trail Run several years ago I knew I would one day run it. The photos of the wild and scenic canyons amid the Bighorn Mountains left… Continue reading

Mallorca, Spain

Sun, wind, rocks and soil. Deep valleys and cliffs mixed with sand beaches and old olive trees. Mallorca struck me as a place of variety but also extremes. As the largest of the Balearic Islands,… Continue reading

Yellowstone National Park

The great idea of a national park at Yellowstone spawned a worldwide movement for conservation. There are now over 50 national parks in the United States alone. I recently got a chance to… Continue reading

Earth Day – The importance of Cook Forest

With the 47th celebration of Earth Day today, I thought it extremely important and relevant to share my recent visit to Cook Forest State Park, Pennsylvania. For those that aren’t aware, Cook Forest… Continue reading

Winter in Raccoon Creek State Park, PA

While the West has been logging record snowfall this winter, Western Pennsylvania has received very little snow. In training for the Bighorn 52 mile trail race in June, I’ve been out on local trails… Continue reading

Looking ahead to 2017, a look back to the French Alps

“We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” – T.S. Eliot I really… Continue reading