Weekend Vacation: Biking the Elroy-Sparta State Trail

My husband and I have a weekend vacation planned to travel to Sparta, Wi and bike the Elroy-Sparta State trail. This trail is considered the first rail-to-trail in the world, and it’s considered Wisconsin’s best rail trail! We wanted to go on a vacation before school started but COVID-19 has made us leery about travelingContinue reading “Weekend Vacation: Biking the Elroy-Sparta State Trail”

Doubt Comes In (But I Beat It)

I accomplished another biking milestone! I completed my first Imperial half-century (50miles) on the Hardwood Creek/Sunrise Prairie Rail Trail. I started in Hugo, MN and turned around in North Branch, MN which is the half-way marker and the natural end of these rail trails. I initially planned to do this feat today (Tuesday) because theContinue reading “Doubt Comes In (But I Beat It)”

The May Training Plan

Alright. So you’re gonna do a cross country skiing equivalent of a half-marathon, how are you going to train? If you’re like me, you would end up Googling training plans and then you would get overwhelmed by all of the information that’s out there. Then I remembered an important tenant when starting anything: KISS (KeepContinue reading “The May Training Plan”