Snowy Hike at Moreau Lake State Park

So I did not fall off the face of the Earth! Truth be told, I haven’t done anything too exciting lately in the world of running or hiking, so I didn’t feel the need to post. School started up this past week again and I’ve been busy getting ready for that! Thankfully today I had . . . → Read More: Snowy Hike at Moreau Lake State Park

Checking out the Holt Preserve and Thacher Park North

Friday afternoon the weather was nice, so I decided to bring my mom on a short hike at the Holt Preserve. It’s not too far from where I live and I’m am always wanting to find new trails to explore.

Located on top of a hill in southern Albany County, the trailhead is located . . . → Read More: Checking out the Holt Preserve and Thacher Park North

Winter Solstice: Hiking Nippletop and Dial Mountains

Sunday marked the very first day of Winter. I celebrated by hiking with my winter hiking buddy Jona. (Last season we hiked two Winter peaks together, Sawteeth and Phelps!)–this time we were tackling two High Peaks in one day, Nippletop and Dial.

After an early wake up (3:15am!), I met Jona and her friend Paula . . . → Read More: Winter Solstice: Hiking Nippletop and Dial Mountains

HMRRC Winter Series # 1- 15K and The End of 2014

It’s that time of year again, time for the Winter Series races! These are some of my favorite local races because they are 1) free for members, 2) have varying distances to run during the winter, complete with water stops and refreshments, and 3) a majority of my favorite runners do them with me.

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Hot Chocolate Run 5K

This past Sunday I ran the Hot Chocolate Run 5K in Northampton, Mass! I first heard about this race through my friend Meredith–she said a few of her running friends were running it, so I decided to run also. It was a nice excuse to dress up for Christmas and run a race for a . . . → Read More: Hot Chocolate Run 5K