People on animals and various methods of transportation have joined me on the trip. It's crazy! Two women in Kansas hopped out of a driveway about 3 miles into my run this morning and started running with me, without me even knowing ahead of time! One of the women, Trisha, heard about my run on the news and said to herself, "I can't let the opportunity pass to go run with this girl!" So, she got her friend, Candi, out of bed and up and out running! Neither of these amazing women are runners,… Continue
I'm finally here! Might sound corny and unreal, but I have been waiting to cross into Kansas since day one. Why? I am determined to find the excitement in Kansas, to prove everyone wrong who believes the state is just a bunch of gray, boring fields of wheat. Even Dorothy thought her home of Liberal, KS was not dreamy, but this place IS dreamy, you just have to look at it that way;-)
In honor of my long-awaited 450-mile run through the increasingly exciting state of Kansas, I pimped my rockin' Pumas to resemble Dorothy's Red Sparkly shoes (from The Wizard of Oz). See them featured below in my LIVE interview on FOX4 this morning in the hopping city of Kansas City, MO! What fun.
I will begin wearing them on Saturday when I cross into Kansas, and wear them proud and strong all the way till the end of the magnificent state:-) I am… Continue
Yep, that's right! I am in Missouri! State #11, baby! The crossing from Iowa into MO was hilarious. We were greeted by an old run-down "Krazy Franks" Fireworks shack and a rotting eye-sore of a white house with turkey vultures living in a hole on the roof. The state line was actually a visible LINE on the road where you could see the nice, reddish Iowa pavement blatantly end and the crummy, black and gray, stoney, uneven Missouri road begin. Big fat difference. Oh boy...what does Missouri have… Continue