trail running

Springtime on Devil's Mountain

Springtime on Devil's Mountain

The first time I ran up Mt. Diablo, I was new to running, and especially to trail running. A friend invited me and told me it would be fun. Not only was my virgin ascent the longest I had ever run, it was by far the most elevation I had ever traversed in a single run. I was such a “running newb” I think I was wearing board shorts and cotton boxer-briefs (needless to say, my inner-thighs were not happy...