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Timing Quitting Failing … Winning?

Timing Quitting Failing … Winning?

A few days before I was set to run the Marine Corps Marathon in 2011, my cousin, Ken, flew out to D.C from Chicago to join me for the race....

Sep 27, 2016 : Notebook
Doctor Appointment…NEW Info

Doctor Appointment…NEW Info

I'm crushed.  After an initial call from the Doctor, I wasn't supposed to have surgery...now I have a few surgeries planned over the next few months. To make a long...

Jul 25, 2016 : Up-n-Ready

Climbing up  After a giant pancake breakfast my parents and I began hiking out of Hot Springs. My dad offered to carry my pack so I was "slack packing".  It...

Apr 30, 2016 : Hillary
How You Should Really Handle Injuries and Illness on Trail

How You Should Really Handle Injuries and Illness on Trail

Today I want to take some time to run through some scenarios, and discuss what hikers really should do when dealing with injuries or illness while out on a trail....

Jul 6, 2015 : Raven
What Blazes do we Follow Now?

What Blazes do we Follow Now?

I haven't posted a trail update here in over 400 miles, but we did keep hiking! Heck, I'm 400 miles behind on our personal blog too, but whatever. The point...

Jun 12, 2015 : Jen Magnuson