New SCAR FKT!
On May 17th, 2021 Liz Anjos aka “Mercury” set a new women’s supported fastest known time of 18:27:07 for the Smokies Challenge Adventure Run, a 70+ mile traverse of the Great Smoky Mountains along the Appalachian Trail, starting at Fontana Dam and ending at Davenport Gap.
How do you know when it’s time to pull the plug? What is it that you’re holding onto when you make the choice to keep going? What exactly are you fighting for? Why does it matter to you? These are the questions I was grappling with while running the Kettle Moraine 100 this past weekend, but theContinue reading “I Would Do Anything for Love”
Last weekend I had my first experience crewing a friend in a 100 mile race. The thought of taking on a supporting role in an endeavor like this has always been daunting to me because of the responsibility involved. It would mean being exactly in the right place well ahead of time, remembering which suppliesContinue reading “Playing Support: Bryce Canyon 100 Recap”
THE APPROACH “I feel foolish for trying.”“I think you’d be foolish not to try.” “I don’t want to let you or anyone down.”“You won’t be letting me or anyone else down. I know you will give it your all.” “I’m wondering if I’m playing with fire here.”“Are you playing with fire? I have to sayContinue reading “Running Out of Time: SCAR FKT Recap”