18 Miles along the Pinhoti Trail

I met some trail friends for a run along the Pinhoti Trail this morning.  Some were having their final long run before the Pinhoti 100 in two weeks.  Others, like me, were in the build phases for races a little further down the calendar.

This is a section of the Pinhoti that I’d never run before.  If you are Pinhoti 100 runner, you will recognize this section as it extends from Porter’s Gap to Bull’s Gap, roughly miles 68-85 or so.

Since it is hunting season, I broke out the hunter orange Buff.

Dawn breaks on the drive to the trail head
Dawn breaks on the drive to the trail head

 

Beautiful section of trail.  This was my first run on this section
Beautiful section of trail. This was my first run on this section
Fall has arrived
Fall has arrived

 

stunning views
stunning views

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"I'm the slow ultra runner of the world!"
“I’m the slow ultra runner of the world!” At Wormy’s Pulpit 

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At the end of the run, we had come from Porters Gap
At the end of the run, we had come from Porters Gap

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Hitching a ride back to our cars after the run
Hitching a ride back to our cars after the run
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3 Comments

  1. The pictures are beautiful but it was even more breathtaking on the trail! Glad you posted again. Laurie

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