Tour de Salisbury: 12 courses, 75 miles, and plenty of friends and scenery

From getting up for a sunrise at Assateague to making new friends, I had a lot of fun during the second year of the Tour de Salisbury. To complete the Tour de Salisbury, runners use Strava segments to log 12 legs in areas in and around Salisbury during June and July. The legs can be completed in any order, and participants can also re-run legs. … More Tour de Salisbury: 12 courses, 75 miles, and plenty of friends and scenery

I finally explored one of Prettyboy Reservoir’s trails

I always like to explore new trails or running spots when I’m out of town, and I decided to run on one of the trails at Prettyboy Reservoir last weekend, when I was visiting my family. Although I grew up in Hampstead, which is not far from the Prettyboy Reservoir Cooperative Management Wildlife Area in … More I finally explored one of Prettyboy Reservoir’s trails

I ran the trails at Hashawha for the first time in more than a decade

I’d been wanting to make it back to the trails at Hashawha Environmental Center in Westminster, Maryland, for a while, and I finally made that happen last month, on Sept. 6. I grew up about 30 minutes away in Hampstead, and I remember going to Hashawha — which is north of the Westminster city limits … More I ran the trails at Hashawha for the first time in more than a decade

I explored the Nanticoke River WMA – Nutters Neck for the first time

Even though I’ve lived in Wicomico County full-time for almost nine years, and I’ve seen a lot of our county, I’m still finding new places to explore. A couple weeks ago, I decided to check out the Nanticoke RIver Wildlife Management Area – Nutters Neck. … More I explored the Nanticoke River WMA – Nutters Neck for the first time

I ran 12 scenic Delmarva courses during the Tour de Salisbury

Not many races include numerous scenic courses around the region. But the virtual Tour de Salisbury — created in the wake of COVID-19 — did just that. Participants had two months to complete 12 courses in the Salisbury area. There were 12 numbered legs that each had a corresponding Strava segment, and runners could complete … More I ran 12 scenic Delmarva courses during the Tour de Salisbury

A running recap of the odd month that was March

It’s pretty crazy to think I started last month — LAST MONTH! — with a race that included thousands of people. That race, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, was the day after the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, which had thousands of spectators packing the edges of Atlanta’s streets. I’m extremely thankful I was able to have … More A running recap of the odd month that was March

She Runs by the City: Exploring the WB&A Trail in Prince George’s County

Because I write for RunWashington but live on the Eastern Shore, I set a 2020 goal to run in at least six new-to-me places in the Washington, D.C., area, which I figured would include the District, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland, and Northern Virginia. I had the day off for Martin Luther King … More She Runs by the City: Exploring the WB&A Trail in Prince George’s County

I ran somewhere new every month in 2019, ending with some Montgomery County trails

Each month of 2019, I’d followed through with my goal and ran in a new-to-me location. But I’d gotten to Christmas Day without running somewhere new in December. I’d been at my aunt and uncle’s house the evening of Christmas and stayed over before heading back to Salisbury the next morning. I was talking to … More I ran somewhere new every month in 2019, ending with some Montgomery County trails