|This kid is still in somewhere inside me|
After I got back from my visit to my hometown, I knew that it would not be long before I hit Umstead's single track trails. I haven't run on them for awhile. Mainly because I have had multiple races scheduled every month since last August, and knowing that I am not likely to hold back during my trail runs, I decided I would better off avoiding trails and the potential for a unnecessary injury. But with only one race on my schedule until the fall, those single tracks are calling me. I hit the trails both Saturday and Sunday and found an uncharted level of joy. Hands down, I get the most pleasure from running trails and would do it much more often if I knew of some trails that had just a bit fewer rocks and roots than those offered by my beloved Umstead.