Favorite memories with my teammates?

It’s been 5 days since we made that last push into Boston, concluding 7 weeks of trekking from coast to coast with people that went from strangers to being best friends. I write this from the tarmac of the dump that is LaGuardia, where I have been sitting now for almost 3 hours (this always …

How did we get here?

DAY 49 OF 49 HOPKINTON, MA ➡️ BOSTON, MA So this is it? 4489 miles. 49 days. 39 cities. 18 states. 27 of the best people you’ll ever find. I remember day one of this trip, unable to digest that 7 difficult weeks lie ahead of me as we ran over the Golden Gate Bridge. …

What are your questions? (Q and A)

DAY 43 OF 49 SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY ➡️ LEBANON, NH Mileage: 2 Passed through Vermont into New Hampshire, our 16th state! I will make my day summary brief, as there isn’t too much to say, and I need to get off the negativity train. It isn’t news that I’m in pain, and mentally, struggling (as …

What am I most afraid of at the end of this?

DAY 42 OF 49 SKANEATELES, NY ➡️ SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY Mileage: 2 tough ones Aaaaaaand the leg is throbbing. So, 2 miles and good chat with Abby before calling it quits. It’s such a loss to have to cut mileage short with someone you would really like to speak with. We spend a lot of …

How do I feel about having one week left to this trip?

DAY 41 OF 49 BUFFALO, NY ➡️ SKANEATELES, NY Mileage: back to zero After noticing a lovely bump on my shin the evening before, I realized that my condition is once again declining, and I shouldn’t run. It’s a bummer, but it is what it is. The end is in sight- I’ll try to do …

Which Great Lake is the dirtiest?

DAY 38 OF 49 CLEVELAND, OH ➡️ MCKEAN, PA Mileage: 6 As mentioned in the tail end of my last post, I had the chance to run right from the host today, bidding farewell to Cleveland with a sense of finality. This isn’t something that happens often- van two shuttles to the halfway point, but …

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