2012 in review

2012 was about pushing myself into new territory, physically and mentally.  I ran faster, trained harder and pushed further than ever before. What do I have to show for it?  A water bottle, a couple finishers medals and a black toenail.  Not much and I’m OK with that. This year I learned that I run for me.…

First cross country ski of the season

It finally snowed!  After a snowless 2011-2012 winter (not counting “Snowtober“), the powdery white stuff has covered the ground enough to start cross country skiing. I am new to this sport, but am excited to learn and improve my form.  Tonight, using loaner skis and boots, I went out and tracked around Derryfield Park here in Manchester,…