I love and hate this site, Athlink but I am updating my race bio and they are a source for races I can find.
And this is what I found, and it is indeed true:
Last year I competed in the Wallis Sands Triathlon and this year I’m trying the duathlon. My mom has volunteered at the race for many years and this year she is excited to be a spectator.
I’m still recovering from the marathon but I’m ready to get on my bike and start training for this year’s races.
What a great trail run in Vermont this morning. The West Windsor 5 & Dime trail run got me into Vermont for the first time since 2005.
The drive into Windsor was spectacular; the quintessential Vermont town with narrow roads and green, green trees.
I’ve never been to Mount Ascutney and while it is no longer an operating ski resort the trails are spectacular for running, hiking and mountain biking.
The 10K started up the mountain right away and then in about a mile it started to mellow out as we switch-backed up the mountain. It was an overcast day but humid so I was dripping sweat throughout.
The trail crossed streams and we ran over big boulders. I’m proud to say that during the steep uphill I power walked, a skill practiced during the trail marathon in Park City last year.
And just to reinforce how tough trail runners are, race organizers made the finish a steep uphill. Ha.
Great day in Vermont. I can’t wait to go back.
Here’s the link to the series and the race. This Western NH trail running series is top notch. I can’t wait until the next one; The All Out Trail Run in Claremont. I’ve never been to Claremont and can’t wait to see what’s in store for me.
Next week’s race is the South Berwick, ME Strawberry Festival 5 miler. I’m running with my sister and my niece, Gracie.
There were thousands running the race today in 95 degree heat in Concord. I ran it and it was hard! There are some gradual hills in Concord and the heat.
The hill to the finish was fun! This is where I captured this fun video:
There was food and music all through the course.