Hyner - A Humble Race

Hyner - A Humble Race

In my two years living in Pennsylvania, I've come to understand just how beautiful Pennsylvania is. Truly, there are many different ways to experience the natural wonders of the state. However, in central PA, the trails are rugged and hills are steep and relentless, traveling by foot is the best way to explore the wilds. The Hyner Trail Challenge showcases some of the best parts of PA while is simultaneously grueling and unforgiving - whether you're challenging yourself with the 25 km or 50 km. It traverses through the winding creeks and ridge sides of Hyner View State park. While…

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Pennsylvania's Steepest Race

Pennsylvania's Steepest Race

The Spark of the Project A few days ago, I went on a run with the North Park Trail Runners, and a discussion came up about different races people signed up for. It inevitably led to a conversation about how tough each race is. Don't get me wrong, if you are doing a race, it will be challenging no matter what - if it's flat, you're probably pushing your body to go real fast; if it's a little hilly, maybe you're sprinting up all the hills; or if it's very steep, you'll be walking up the climbs and running down…

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