The Journey Continues…
On May 17th, 2021 Liz Anjos aka “Mercury” will attempt to run a women’s supported fastest known time for the Smokies Challenge Adventure Run (SCAR), a 72 mile traverse of the Great Smoky Mountains along the Appalachian Trail, starting at Fontana Dam and ending at Davenport Gap.
Greetings from the Appalachian Folk School in Mountain City, Tennessee, where I’ll be posted up until next week when I attempt to run a women’s supported fastest known time of the 71 mile traverse of the Great Smoky Mountains, AKA the Smokies Challenge Adventure Run (SCAR)! I spent this past Thursday through Saturday doing reconContinue reading “Three Days in the Smokies”
Photo by Jay Proffitt You know that feeling when you find yourself out in the middle of the woods, leg muscles burning, slogging along at a snail’s pace, feeling queasy like you might puke at any moment, thinking, “This isn’t fun anymore!” and “What am I even doing out here?” I was in the midstContinue reading “Promise Land 50K Recap”
Greetings from the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia, where in a day’s time I’ll be joining over 300 runners in racing the Promise Land 50K. Yesterday I ran from Sunset Field on the Blue Ridge Parkway down to Apple Orchard Falls and back, which many consider the most beautiful and challenging part of the course.Continue reading “Promise Land 50K Tomorrow!”