Tag: Mountain Mist

Mountain Mist

It’s hard to believe another Mountain Mist trail run has come and gone. As the race director for all 25 years, I am not sure where the time went, but it will certainly continue to be one of the Southeast’s premier trail...

Mountain Mist

Where has the time gone? I have a hard time believing so many things in my life have happened based on time passing alone. Two of my three kids have grown up and gone, family members and friends have passed away. So many...

Mountain Mist

There’s an unwritten rule in an ultra that if you trip and start to fall, you’ll use way less energy if you just go down rather than trying to stay upright. That’s where I found myself less than a hundred feet from the f...

Mountain Mist

On January 22, a vicious winter storm descended on Huntsville. So too, did hundreds of ultramarathon runners, hungry to race the Mountain Mist 50K the next day. Run on the deceptively difficult trails of Monte Sano, the...

Mountain Mist

At the prerace dinner, race founder and director Dink Taylor quipped, “It doesn’t matter what the weatherman says the week of the race, we have found that Mountain Mist controls the weather.”  Despite forecasts of a clea...