Running the Trails

I ran in a local trail race today.  Just a fun little four-miler at a local golf course that backs up to a wild life preserve and has acres of land around it for some wicked trails and some great hills.  I haven’t had a good trail run in a while.  I missed it.  I…

New Blogging Beginnings…

You’ve probably noticed my site had a little face lift over the weekend. I have decided to split up my blog into two distinct spaces. Leaving a Path, where you are now, is where I’ll be talking about my training, my life, and the things that make me laugh, the things that motivate and inspire me as…

Labels

“…let them label you as they may…” – Mark Twain Smoker. Marathoner. Jason Phipps Labels are tricky things… they are easy to assign and once there very difficult to eradicate. People like to see things simply even when the label speaks so loudly it’s hard to hear anything else. Jason Phipps was a smoker.In two…

Precautionary Tale of the Food Industry’s Best Kept Secrets

One of the beautiful things about having my running team, The Mud Mafia is the amazing people I have met and gotten to know through the process.  The Mud Mafia is from California to Conneticut and from Vancouver to Germany and we are committed to health and well-being.  Mud Mafia runners are from all walks of life…