Another fabulous year of crewing Vermont 100 with kids in tow +1 (my teen’s BF)…. Though the race was really tough this year for my husband because he had to deal with an IT issue from the get-go, he managed to shave off a little… Read More »Crewing Vermont 100 with Kids
Best Family Friendly Trail Running Festivals A weekend family getaway is the sort of childhood experience that is rarely forgotten. Combine a weekend adventure with trail running and you have the ingredients for unforgettable memories–and family stories that will get retold, relived, and shared for… Read More »America’s Best Family Friendly East Coast Trail Running Festivals
I’m thrilled to announce that I’m helping to coordinate the ShoeFly Trail Running Series & Trail Running Festival in beautiful Vermont this year. The 2017 ShoeFly Trail Running Festival will take place on Kingdom Trails in East Burke, Vermont. Have you heard of this town… Read More »ShoeFly Trail Running Festival
“I’m going to barf,” yells my six year old from the back seat as I drive the steep, exposed mountain road riddled with hairpin curves. “But don’t stop. I’ll be okay. Just pass me a cup or something and keep driving so we don’t miss him,”… Read More »How to Crew an Ultramarathon with Children
While my husband romped in the Alps during the 2016 UTMB-TDS, the kids took a short afternoon timeout from crewing for him and participated in the Mini UTMB Kids’ Races. The Mini UTMB features a series of free and untimed trail races for children from… Read More »Mini UTMB Kids’ Trail Races Inspire the Next Generation of Racers
Should children run long distances? Is it safe for kids to trail run? Is it dangerous for children to run half-marathons or marathons? What about ultra marathons? Will running and racing adversely affect kids’ growth and development? Is there a point when physical activity becomes too… Read More »Is Distance Running, Marathons, or Ultra Marathons Safe for Kids?