Location: Catalina State Park
Elevation: 2,601 to 2,785
Temp: 39F at 8:45 a.m.
Last Sunday I did my first ever trail run – a short 2.3 miles in the Catalina State Park.
To be honest, “trail running” wasn’t even on my radar two months ago.
How it began.
I met and spoke with a long-distance trail runner in July while we were volunteering together at a triathlon. She, too, is an active member of TeamRWB, and she told me about her and her husband’s adventures in running these crazy-long races: 50Ks, 100K, team relay races that go on for 36 hours non-stop (or more).
While I fully admit that I was fascinated with the stories she was sharing, in the back of my mind I was thinking, “Why would anyone put their body through that?” Continue reading “A First: Trail Running”