Tag Archive: trail running

My First Trail Race: Seneca Creek 50K

I don’t usually write long posts; but 50 kilometers (actually 35 miles) is a long time, so here we go! The day began just like any other, with wudhu (ablution), prayer, and a… Continue reading

Patapsco at Dogwood

The Dogwood entrance of Patapsco is tucked away 10 miles from the city. On a Saturday morning, it took us less than 30 minutes to get there–record time for a commute to a… Continue reading


Although weather.com warned of low temperatures and high winds, we were blessed 2 Saturdays ago with a sunny day, perfect for Patuxent, the longest river located entirely in Maryland. The adventure started with… Continue reading

Trail Run Pack List*

*adopted from Amy with some modifications Honey (tiny jar to carry on run, and large jar for after) Coconut water Vaseline Watch Tissue in zip lock Extra zip locks Towel Change of clothes,… Continue reading