Umstead Park Company Mill Trail

William B. Umstead State Park - Company Mill Trail The Basics Location -Umstead State Park, Reedy Creek Entrance, 2100 N. Harrison Ave., Cary, NC 27513Length - 6.3 miles (from parking lot)Surface - Natural single-track trailElevation Gain - 708 ft.Max Elevation - 455 ft. The Company Mill Trail starts just off the main Reedy Creek Entrance … Continue reading Umstead Park Company Mill Trail

Lake Johnson Park Lake Loop

Trail Entrance at Lake Johnson Park The Basics Location - 5041 Avent Ferry Rd., Raleigh, NCLength - 2.9 milesSurface - Paved GreenwayElevation Gain - 176 ft.Max Elevation - 425 ft. Difficulty (3.5/5) Running clockwise from the main parking area off Avent Ferry Rd., this 3-ish mile loop is relatively flat for the first mile. Once … Continue reading Lake Johnson Park Lake Loop

MST Run Report #1 – Defining Moment

What a journey. It’s been a couple months after I climbed the sand dunes of Jockey’s Ridge to complete my 24-day, 711-mile Mountains-to-Sea Trail run. Though I am still wrapping my head around the big picture of this experience, I am excited to share some takeaways and photos from my run. I will share these … Continue reading MST Run Report #1 – Defining Moment