In December, 2010, I did my first marathon—through the woods, in 5” of fresh snow. It was my first competition while I had active colitis. I’ve rarely felt so alive.

After the marathon, I dedicated myself to do a 50k trail race in the end of March, 2011, in the mountains outside of Charlottesville, VA. Check out the course map, and the course elevation profile. I’ve never been one for moderation. Read the rest of this entry