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Lessons learned at a trail running camp


Back in the heart of summer, I spent one week at an all-women’s trail running camp in Estes Park, Colo. – a small town located at the base of Rocky Mountain National Park. Elevation: 7,522 feet. Each day we would wake up around 5:30 a.m. and run a new trail – sometimes straight up a mountain. […]

Take the bite out of running: How to protect yourself from bugs


When I was in grad school, I used to go running with my dog on the trails of a national park several mornings per week. It was easily the highlight of both of our days until spring turned to summer – when bugs ruined our ritual. My pup ended up with Lyme disease, and I […]