Monthly Archives : February 2015

A Sad Day in the Mountains


  Profile image from Kate Matrosova’s facebook page On Monday, February 16 Kate Matrosova, a 32 year old climber and investment banker from New York City was found dead on Mount Adams in the New Hampshire Presidential range, while attempting a Northern Presidential Traverse (Mount Madison, Adams, Jefferson, and Washington).  I did not know her.  I am not a mountaineer,…

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Pan Mass Challenge – A Beginner’s Guide


2015 will be my second year riding in the Pan Mass Challenge.  I absolutely LOVED every second of last year’s ride (check out my recap here), and there was no question that I would be signing up again this year. There’s no doubt that signing up for an event of this magnitude is pretty intimidating.  The fundraising, the ride itself……

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ENERGYbits Product Review


Ok… file this under the “better late than never” category!!!  Several months ago I was contacted by the Community Manager over at ENERGYbits and offered a sample of ENERGYbits and RECOVERYbits to try out.  The product was completely new to me and I was definitely intrigued!  The never-ending quest for the best training and race nutrition plan can be overwhelming. …

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