At the end of August and before I was fortunate enough to be able to return to Slovenia, I volunteered at another Ultra X race. The whole… Read more “Volunteering My Heart & Soul: Ultra X Wales”
It can be hard to say goodbye to your gear, especially when it’s a piece that’s been with you through thick and thin and joined you on every adventure over the span of 15 years. Just like with people, sometimes the life of an item comes to an end; it can’t be healed, it can’t be repaired. And it’s time to say goodbye.
In nearly every one of Beau Miles’ videos, his hat can be seen accompanying him. When his hat—his most loyal piece of gear—died, he did one thing: “With a heavy heart and a head full of memories, I’m taking my beloved hat for one last run.”
The hat’s last journey, a 40-kilometer run from Mt Baw Baw to Walhalla, is a celebration of its service to Beau. And—a little warning—it’s heartwarming and heartbreaking simultaneously.
In the documentary 3,100: Run and Become, Shaun Martin, an elite Navajo ultrarunner, says a quote. Now, I’m not usually one for quotes but this one spoke… Read more “Running as a Form of Prayer”
At the end of a two-week flurry, I ran a race. It wasn’t a long race. I ran it just as a part of my training, and… Read more “Euro Trails Are Something Else: Triglav Trail Run”