Saturday, April 28, 2012

A Rose by Any Other Name

I think I want a new name.  Many trail runners acquire a nickname as they traverse the wild mud and rocky paths that we love.  I know the name needs to be earned, but I am offering a list of suggestions in case you want to start calling me one.  What about Metta World Peace?  That is a pretty cool moniker!  I like the world.  I like peace!  What?  It is already taken?  Yeah, and didn't he just get fined like a kabillion dollars for elbowing some other tall dude in the head?  C'mon, Mr. Peace- seriously?  Ok, back to the name quest.  I fall every time I am on the trail - never fails!  Day Tripper? Slip? Tumbler?  I have lost four toenails - Hamster Toes? (if you have lost a toenail then you know that is what your toes look like sans nails!)  I am not a fast trail runner, so maybe Slug?  I am always getting lost - I truly think that without my friend who is a great navigator I would still be in a casino in Vegas (and that trip was SIX  years ago!!!)  Maybe the Wanderer? Confusion?  I am poking fun at myself - but I really do like some of the trail names that I have heard out there.  It is so interesting to read the stories behind the names.  Any suggestions?

Oh, by the way - 13 DAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  1. LMAO!!! I like Day Tripper the best...
    13 days............OMG, I actually can't wait for you ;)

  2. I am laughing out loud here because that could be me and my trail buddy .... We are lost and tripping every single trail run. I don't know how many times the words " I think we go this way, wait, I'm not sure" have come out of my mouth!