|Does this look the start to a great day to you? Cause it does to me!|
I’ve always been a little scared of running a race anywhere but a nice, open road. But, if you stick to your comfort zone, you never LIVE. I’m finding that out a lot this year — namely since jumping out of my zone and joining Crossfit.
Also? I’m going to a totally different kind of zone — a war zone — when I fly to the Congo this summer. And — I’ve signed up for the 13.1-mile Tough Mudder in September. I’m cracking all kinds of ceilings in my life this year. And…another opportunity has just arisen. Enter, The North Face Endurance Challenge, presented by Gore-Tex. I’m so excited to be a part of the North Face Endurance Challenge Blogger Team so…
Are you up for it?
Why do I love this? Options. You’ve got the following:
- Half Marathon
- 50-mile run
- Marathon Relay
- Kid’s Run Marathon
Race: Saturday & Sunday, June 2-3, 2012 Algonkian Regional Park, Great Falls Park, Potomac Heritage Trail. (Apparentely, slots are filling up for the 5k so get to pickin’!)
Start/Finish Location: Algonkian Regional Park 47001 Fairway Drive Sterling, VA 20165
I found this video montage of one of these competitions last year if you are interested in just how an “endurance challenge” goes down:
So, here’s the deal. First, pick a race & sign up! What are you waiting for?
Got a question? Well, they are frequently asked so here are your answers.
TRAIL RUNNERS! Where are my trail runners? Are you out there? I’ve never done this. I would love for some experienced ladies and gentleman to weigh in. How can I prepare for this kind of running? What makes it different? I’m clueless so I am seeing your expert advice!