My Arizona Trail Adventure – Part 1

Type 2 fun….. possibly type 2.5

Background

I only discovered my passion for running later in life.  I was working in the corporate world for 22 years, at the age of 38 I decided to quit in order to pursue a journey of self discovery, wherein I found running and haven’t looked back since.  In July 2017, I came to Flagstaff, Arizona for Rob Krar’s β€˜Trail & Ultra Running Camp’, this was my first experience of running on trails. I fell in love with trail running, Flagstaff and the community and decided to move out here a month later.  Continue reading My Arizona Trail Adventure – Part 1

My Arizona Trail Adventure – Part 3

Type 2 fun….. possibly type 2.5

…I was making progress, albeit slow when I suddenly find myself with a stretch ahead of me where the snow had fallen and completely obliterated the trail and was effectively an ice wall on the side of the mountain.Β Β The trusted footsteps that I was using to keep myself safe were nowhere to be seen until about 10 feet ahead of me.Β Β There was nothing but the sheer drop off and one lonely tree to the right of me.Β Β I willed myself with all my might not to look down as I knew this would finish me off.Β I had to get across this section somehow.Β  Continue reading My Arizona Trail Adventure – Part 3