Leg 114 – Running From Office

The A2B Journey – 667.0 Miles, CSP Service Rd, Northern Arizona: Another day of following the Coal Slurry Pipeline. A dry river bed had carved its mark into desert. Its winding, snake-like curves were the only interruption to the service road’s beeline stretch...

Leg 113 – All Those Mistakes And Be Wise

The A2B Journey – 662.0 Miles, CSP Service Rd, Northern Arizona: Today’s run continued eastward on Black Mesa Mine’s Coal Slurry Pipeline road.  The run ended just south of a small water reservoir called Little Joe Tank. I tried to research the name of the reservoir,...

Leg 112 – Don’t Give Up On Yourself… Ever!

The A2B Journey – 657.0 Miles, CSP Service Rd, Northern Arizona: Another quiet run on the Coal Slurry Pipeline service road.  This part of the road runs directly eastward in a straight line for the next 10 miles. It will be another 15 miles before we see anything...

Leg 111 – Outrunning Ghosts

The A2B Journey – 652.0 Miles, CSP Service Rd, Northern Arizona: The A2B Route continued along the service road that follows the Coal Slurry Pipeline.   The Run: Because of high temps and high humidity, I paused frequently between stretches to drink water.  The...

Leg 110 – The Jean Gene

The A2B Journey – 647.0 Miles, CSP Service Rd, Northern Arizona: The A2B Route continued along the service road that follows the Coal Slurry Pipeline. The Peabody Energy Coal Slurry Pipeline originates at the Black Mesa coal mine in the four corners part of...

Leg 109 – Summer Camp Farewell

The A2B Journey – 637.0 Miles, CSP Service Rd, Northern Arizona: The A2B Route turned northeast on to a service road that follows the Coal Slurry Pipeline. At this point, the trail/road offers a beautiful view of Mount Floyd.  The mountain reaches its peak at 7,411...

Leg 108 – 2nd Place Anger

The A2B Journey – 629.0 Miles, Route 66, Seligman, Arizona: I completed my tour of Seligman, Arizona on today’s A2B Run. Among other popular sites, I ran by Delgadillo’s Snow Cap Drive-In, a major landmark.  The place is full of Route 66 signs and artifacts. With...

Leg 107 – Steel Wheels Retrospect

The A2B Journey – 623.0 Miles, Route 66, Seligman, Arizona: Today’s leg of the A2B Journey started with quiet solitude and breathtaking scenery.  By the end of the run, I was seeing signs of people and population as I was just entering Seligman, Arizona. As I slowly...

Leg 106 – Stay Humble and Kind

The A2B Journey – 617.0 Miles, Route 66, near Seligman, Arizona: The run today down the Main Street of America was clear and quiet.  The Aubrey Cliffs to the northeast are strikingly magnificent and majestic.  Amazingly beautiful!  They appear at times like fortress...

Leg 105 – Now, Bid Me Run

The A2B Journey – 611.0 Miles, Route 66, near Seligman, Arizona: Today’s long run continued down Route 66.  This part of the Mother Road slowly rolls for about 25 miles into Seligman, Arizona. Shortly after starting the run, I passed by the Grand Canyon Caverns,...

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