40 Acre Beast Route

“Are you in Rocky Mount?” Yeah. “Come pick me up.” Ok. Lemme see if I can find your house from here. -stop and reroute GPS- “I’m not at home. I’m at Sheetz.” -stop again and reroute GPS again- Ok. “The one in town. Not 220.” Fuck’s sake. Ok. -stop. again. and reroute GPS. again- Now. … Continue reading 40 Acre Beast Route

A Little Late For The Barkley

“Are y’all ok?” No. The earth is on fire and we have the meanest friends ever. “I’m just sitting here and I’m hot. Y’all must be dying.” Iced coffee. Give me iced coffee. Please. So, a few weeks back, Rogue mentioned visiting Frozen Head State Park to run some of the Barkley Marathons trails. And … Continue reading A Little Late For The Barkley

A Little Day Creek Exploration

Me, delusionally thinking I make the decisions in my life: Tomorrow I’m gonna sleep in, relax with my coffee and books and enjoy a nice day in the air conditioning. It’s going to be lovely. “13 mile loop at our spot tomorrow. 8am.” Me, remembering that I hand my fitness regimen over to other people … Continue reading A Little Day Creek Exploration

Day Creek And Clementines

“My blister has finally made itself fully known. Ima pop it. How much am I gonna regret that decision?” We’re never quite sure of the mileage when Beautiful Beastie leads us into the woods. We just make sure we have water filters with us. Because chances are we’re gonna run out of water at some … Continue reading Day Creek And Clementines

Broad Run Makes No Apologies Loop

That’s what he named it. The Broad Run Makes No Apologies Loop. Saw that shit on my Strava. After I was done. “You live for this. You don’t ever do the pretty easy trails.” Because y’all won’t tell me where those are!!! Seriously. Even the easy Sunday morning recovery hike to watch the sunrise from … Continue reading Broad Run Makes No Apologies Loop