This place surprised me! Short but technical trail run at Monocacy Hill filled with abandon structures, rock scrambles, and a beautiful overlook. If you live in the Berks area and you are looking for a short, interesting and technical trail run or hike, Monocacy Hill in Birdsboro PA has got you covered. There are ruins … Continue reading Monocacy Hill Trail Run: Beautiful overlook, tough climb and awesome tech!
I’ve recently been watching some Freerunning / Parkour videos online and got inspired, so I decided to try and incorporate some trail side features into my local trail run. And while I am far from calling myself a Freerunner, I did enjoy experimenting with a few obstacles. In part two of “Spice up your local … Continue reading Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2
I finally pulled the trigger and registered for my first race! I have been running for a while, but a serious injury delayed my race goals last year. I decided to register for the Trail Fest 10k because it is a distance and elevation I am comfortable running, and I also know Coventry Woods pretty … Continue reading Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD
Bored with your local trail? Look for trailside features to incorporate into your run. I have recently been watching some Freerunner / Parkour videos online and got inspired. I wanted to try and implement some of what I saw, and liked, to my local trail run in Gladwyne. And while I am far from calling … Continue reading Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1
This section of the Appalachian Trail in PA is filled with technical terrain, rock scrambles and breathtaking overlooks. If you're a trail runner looking for a challenge this is your spot. In this video we focused on the 5 mile section of the A.T. between Bake Oven Rd in Germansville PA, and W Penn Pike … Continue reading Bear Rocks & Knife’s Edge: Appalachian Trail Run
Short but intense rock scramble climbs high above the Lehigh River and gives way to breathtaking views before descending down on loose technical terrain. I love this place! The Lehigh Gap is one of my favorite places to run and hike. Both the East and West loops use the Appalachian Trail system as it traverses … Continue reading Rocksylvania! Lehigh Gap Trail Run (East Loop)
Nestled between the banks of the Schuylkill River and Conshohocken State Rd are several trails that traverse the hills of Gladwyne, PA known as the Bridlewild Trails. These trails can be accessed through one of many wooded parks, and offer a great alternative to the Wissahickon. There are well over 24 miles of trails here, … Continue reading Trail Run: Kenealy Nature Park: A great alternative to the Wissahickon