Building Bridges from Walls: The Great Wall Marathon, Huangyaguan, China
The Great Wall Marathon is home to 5,134 stairs of varying sizes. The temperatures soar, the rocks on the wall bake, and your quads shake at
Following Heart: Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
Sometimes even the best-laid plans need to be tossed out the window.
Accidental Enlightenment: Fujikawaguchiko, Japan
Witnessing the power of an efficient, honest country.
Quite Quiet: Steep Ravine, California
The anticipation of a simple trip 6 months out can make it feel even more grand.
A Moving Celebration: Berlin, Germany
What to expect during Berlin's largest street party -- the Berlin Marathon.
Solitary Liberation: El Calafate, Patagonia
The vast, lonely expanses of Patagonia were calling -- and I had no idea what I was doing.
Antarctic Expectations: South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
I came for a marathon, but I learned so much more.
Desperately Seeking Soul: Reykjavík, Iceland
I was told the world was going to feel much smaller on my first international solo trip -- instead it opened up a billion opportunities