From high above the canyons you can see the entire Coachella Valley: the neighboring snow-covered peak of Mount San Jacinto to the long, craggy range that runs down the southwest side of Joshua Tree National Park. The entire panorama is incredible.
Going to Italy? You can actually run while you’re there (although be honest – you probably don’t want to)
The Mount Vernon Trail is one of my favorite places to run: a long multi-use paved trail along the Potomac that delivers top-notch levels of “run-joy” in any season.
Cherry Creek State Park is a really wonderful location to get some “convenience nature” when you want to experience Colorado, but don’t have time to go up in the mountains.
This week I came to Chicago for a few days so I packed some gear and squeezed a few runs into the schedule. Here’s what happened.