Category Archives: Hiking

5 Year Anniversary: Forest City Comments Off on 5 Year Anniversary: Forest City Read more »

5 Year Anniversary: Forest City

Come join us on February 6th at our Forest City location to help us celebrate our 5th Anniversary! It’s hard to believe that we are turning 5 but it’s true. We will host a group bike ride at 9am from the shop with 3 Strava…


Black Friday, Small Business Sat Comments Off on Black Friday, Small Business Sat Read more »

Black Friday, Small Business Sat

It is upon us……..the two busiest shopping days of the year.  With Black Friday and Small Business Saturday fast approaching, lets not forget about Thanksgiving.  Take the day to be thankful for all the Lord has blessed us with over the past year and spend…


Passion Comments Off on Passion Read more »

Passion

I am taking this opportunity to write about passion, no not that kind, the passion you have for an activity or sport.  Passion is what drives each of us to get up at 5:30 AM and get out the door for a run or to…


AT Thru Hike Comments Off on AT Thru Hike Read more »

AT Thru Hike

A local Rutherford County resident, Nick Yelton, just finished his epic thru hike of the Appalachian Trail.  Nick got a bit of a late start and did not leave until April.  After about a month on the trail, he gets a call that his grandfather…


Scouts @ Philmont Comments Off on Scouts @ Philmont Read more »

Scouts @ Philmont

On July 7, 10 scouts and 2 adults From Rutherfordton Boy Scout Troop 132 joined 23 other scouts from the region to travel to Cimarron, NM for 12 days of backpacking in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Cimarron is home to the Philmont Scout Ranch,…


The Gorge! Comments Off on The Gorge! Read more »

The Gorge!

I just had the pleasure of spending 3 days backpacking in the Linville Gorge.  Having never actually been to the bottom of the gorge I was very excited to get time away from running the shop to set feet in a place I have never…


Supplements Comments Off on Supplements Read more »

Supplements

As a runner and hiker I am always looking for ways to improve my energy level while preforming a strenuous activity.  In looking out in the market, there are a number of products out there that will help in this. Everything from gels to water…