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 extra...

Leg 83 – Without Limits

The Journey – 436.5 Miles: Finally leaving the lonely service roads in the southern Nevada desert, the A2B Route turned onto the Hoover Dam Access Road. Because of the mountainous terrain, the road snakes around as you approach the dam.  At one high point, you can see...

Leg 82 – #ThingsToLiveBy

The Journey – 432.5 Miles: The A2B Route left Boulder City, Nevada heading towards Hoover Dam and Lake Mead.  The course followed trails and service roads through the desert.  The attached picture gives an idea of the terrain. The Run: I was not feeling well last...

Leg 81 – Desire

The Journey – 428.0 Miles: Today’s leg of the A2B Journey passed through Boulder City, Nevada. This town was built by the Bureau of Reclamation to provide housing for workers hired to build the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. Not long after the site for the dam had...

Leg 80 – 19 years of Kylie

The Journey – 422.0 Miles: The A2B Route mostly covered the desert terrain between Henderson and Boulder City, Nevada.  Rather than staying on the road, the route followed the River Mountains Loop Trail.   The trail passed directly behind the Railroad Pass Casino and...

Leg 79 – The Bohemian Run

The Journey – 417.0 Miles: The A2B Journey passed by the MacDonald Highlands through Henderson, Nevada.  Today’s route ended with a short run alongside the River Mountains Loop Trail.  This trail, 35 miles in length, surrounds the River Mountains connecting Lake Mead...