C-c-cold running

Yeah, we had a bit of a cold run tonight. The temp was 14 out where we live and colder still along the water, which of course is where we chose to run. Probably if we’d get our asses out the door earlier and run in the daylight we’d be warmer. But we can’t seem […]

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Alaska winter darkness

It’s dark up here in Alaska. Really dark. And getting darker. We’re down to about six hours of daylight and losing four minutes a day. By mid-December, we’ll end up with just over five hours of daylight. And trust me: Nineteen hours of darkness can take its toil. Which is why I run. And swim. […]

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Back in Alaska again

Oh, Alaska, how I missed you. I missed your winter blues and your short and stubborn days and the thin coating of ice lingering in hidden pockets of the trail so that whenever I stretch out the pace, my foot slips and I have to rein it back in again and slow the heck down. […]

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