Family adventure: Lighthouse climb

Family adventure: Lighthouse climb

COROLLA, North Carolina -- Twice a year, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse hosts a free lighthouse climb. For no cost, or a small donation, you can climb all 11 stories -- 220 steps and nine landings -- of the lighthouse. Once at the top, you can see the Atlantic Ocean, the Currituck Sound and Virginia, depending … Continue reading Family adventure: Lighthouse climb

A learning adventure in positivity

Author's note: I originally wrote a version of this for the Chowan Herald, a weekly newspaper in northeastern North Carolina. Since this is a blog about all of my adventures, I have added this mental adventure. It happened the day before the Pinehurst 10K, which I recap here. PINEHURST GOLF COURSE, North Carolina — Friday … Continue reading A learning adventure in positivity

Race Recap: Pinehurst Resort 10K

The start line of the Pinehurst half marathon, 10K and 5K at Race: Pinehurst Resort 10K When: Feb. 23, 2019 Where: Pinehurst, North Carolina Website: Resort Races Collection Course: Hills with a maximum elevation gain 540 feet, asphalt roads and sand paths. It had rained all week and rained on race day, so the sandy … Continue reading Race Recap: Pinehurst Resort 10K

Songs that move: “Happier,” Marshmello and Bastille

Songs that move: “Happier,” Marshmello and Bastille

Note: This is part of an occasional series of songs on my playlist. They aren't necessarily running music. They are song that mean something to me and help me push through a workout. Song: “Happier,” by Marshmello and Bastille Let's face facts, the video for this song is depressing. But there some good points to … Continue reading Songs that move: “Happier,” Marshmello and Bastille