Category Archives: fellowship

Dominating The Smoky Mountain Chimney Tops: A Trailrunner’s Chi Expression & Method of Hard Release

    My kungfu brother & I finally had enough of our vital energies aligned to trailrun The Chimney Tops, a 2-mile, straight-up trail with large rocks & crazy roots & other true tests of the mental & physical! It … Continue reading

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Belk Kingdom IV, The New Look Squad

    The following post (& attached comments) is all about a basketball team built from a great group of guys who (originally) all worked together at a large department store in Knoxville, & then later morphed into a crew of good friends & allies … Continue reading

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Hard & Soft Stepping: Trailrunning Techniques for the Mud

It’s been a little over a week since starting  my new job and many things have changed, and many things have not changed at all. At this point in my life, I realize the need to redefine myself… to make some … Continue reading

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my trailrunning.2

I was running King’s Crown the other day with 2 other trailrunners, Chris and his bar-owning buddy who brings his cool dog along sometimes. We ran the 3 main hills and started our way back along the bottom trail when … Continue reading

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some things about my trailrunning.1

I don’t know the exact date of when I began trailrunning, but it wasn’t that long ago. I didn’t even realize such an amazing, beneficial and pleasurable thing existed this time last year. I had no idea. Yes, yes… it … Continue reading

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