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Time for some trash talk

On my regular trail runs in the hills outside of my hometown of Orange, CA, I usually carry a small pack. It contains only one electronic device as I am an advocate of “ 610 more words

Barefoot Hiking/running

What's more fun than barefoot trail running?

Barefoot trail running combined with parkour!

I like this quote (from Wikipedia, of course).

“Parkour involves seeing one’s environment in a new way, and imagining the potentialities for navigating it by movement around, across, through, over and under its features.” 360 more words

Barefoot Hiking/running

Waiting for el Nino

During this afternoon’s shoeless run up and down the ridges between Santiago Oaks and Irvine Park . . . it felt like the hills and critters and plants were all waiting, like the wilted black sage (above) . 339 more words

Barefoot Hiking/running

"My Healthy Hobby" trail running poem

The poem at the end of this post came to mind last week (I wrote it 5+ years ago, and had not thought of it for a long time) when I came across some formidable paw prints in the dust on a (solo, as always) early-morning trot through The Willows (the forested floodplain of Santiago Creek, between Irvine Park and Santiago Oaks Regional Park). 171 more words

Santiago Oaks And Irvine Regional Parks