Leg 59 – I, Tortoise

The Journey – 308.4 Miles: Just outside of the north side of the Mojave National Preserve, the A2B Route  wound its way past the  little town of Nipton, California, population 20.  There is a little café that claims to sell the “Best Burgers in Nipton.”  Of course it...

Leg 58 – 300 and Counting

The Journey – 303.7 Miles: Time to celebrate another victory!!!! Today’s run passed over the 300 mile mark since the starting line in front of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at Disneyland, in Anaheim, California.  I am 300 miles closer to the finish line at the Parkman...

Leg 57 – Fight or Flight

The Journey – 299.2 Miles: Today’s run on the A2B Journey ended on the northern edge of the Mojave National Preserve and ¾ miles from the 300 mile mark.  Originally, I had anticipated that the run the through the preserve would be uneventful and only mildly...

Leg 56 – Sleep More, Run Fast

The Journey – 295.2 Miles: Today’s leg of the A2B Journey was an uneventful run through the Ivanpah Valley on the north side of the Mojave National Preserve. There is one interesting thing that I have wanted to share should you ever find yourself at the preserve.  It...

Leg 55 – Running For A Surer Foundation

The Journey – 290.2 Miles: With just a few more miles remaining before leaving the Mojave National Preserve, today’s leg of the A2B Journey passed by the old Morning Star Mine.  This mine was originally active between 1927 and 1942. It was shut down when the War...

Leg 54 – The Limberless Dilemma

The Journey – 286.2 Miles: The A2B Journey found another ghost town on its tour of the Mojave National Preserve. Cima, California started off in 1906 as a railroad siding for the Union Pacific.  Later it served as a small commercial center for miners and ranchers.  It...

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